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System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. Microsoft Access vs. QuestDB vs. TempoIQ

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB  Xexclude from comparison
TempoIQ seems to be decommissioned. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.DataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.Microsoft 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.)A high performance, low latency Time Series DBMSScalable analytics DBMS for sensor data, provided as a service (SaaS)
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMS
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Score1.87
Rank#127  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score8.43
Rank#49  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score117.23
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score0.31
Rank#260  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Websitebasex.orgwww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accessquestdb.iotempoiq.com (offline)
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgdocs.datastax.comdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperBaseX GmbHDataStaxMicrosoftQuestDB LimitedTempoIQ
Initial release20072011199220142012
Current release9.4.4, November 20206.8, April 20201902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononoyes
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesyesyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP RESTHTTP API
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
JavaC#
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-enginenono
Triggersyes infovia eventsyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-enginenoyes infoRealtime Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infono "single point of failure"nonehorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writerno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACID for single-table writesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsAccess rights for users can be defined per objectno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003simple authentication-based access control
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BaseXDatastax EnterpriseMicrosoft AccessQuestDBTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB
Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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Relational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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Real-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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Application metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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