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System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. Microsoft Access vs. TDSQL for MySQL

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonTDSQL for MySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.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 distributed database management system with features such as automatic sharding, intelligent operation and maintenance, elastic scalability without downtime, and enterprise-grade security. It is highly compatible with MySQL.
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.80
Rank#144  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score133.83
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score0.91
Rank#213  Overall
#101  Relational DBMS
Websitebasex.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accessintl.cloud.tencent.com/­product/­dcdb
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessintl.cloud.tencent.com/­product/­dcdb#m_developer
DeveloperBaseX GmbHMicrosoftTencent
Initial release200719922013
Current release10.4, December 20221902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Officecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLshosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesyesyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
C
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes
Triggersyes infovia eventsyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writerACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes 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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Users with fine-grained authorization concept

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