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System Properties Comparison Bangdb vs. Microsoft Access vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameBangdb  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionConverged and high performance database for device data, events, time series, document and graphMicrosoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)Microsofts flagship relational DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.16
Rank#338  Overall
#47  Document stores
#32  Graph DBMS
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score101.16
Rank#11  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score821.56
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websitebangdb.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accesswww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationdocs.bangdb.comdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accesslearn.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
DeveloperSachin Sinha, BangDBMicrosoftMicrosoft
Initial release201219921989
Current releaseBangDB 2.0, October 20211902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019SQL Server 2022, November 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD 3commercial infoBundled with Microsoft Officecommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC, C++C++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes: string, long, double, int, geospatial, stream, eventsyesyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.noyes
Secondary indexesyes infosecondary, composite, nested, reverse, geospatialyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL like support with command line toolyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardyes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersyes, Notifications (with Streaming only)yes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding (enterprise version only). P2P based virtual network overlay with consistent hashing and chord algorithmnonetables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor, Knob for CAP (enterprise version only)noneyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable consistency, set CAP knob accordinglyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, optimistic concurrency controlyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes, implements WAL (Write ahead log) as wellyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes, run db with in-memory only modeyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes (enterprise version only)no infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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