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DBMS > BigObject vs. Microsoft Access vs. VelocityDB

System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. Microsoft Access vs. VelocityDB

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesMicrosoft 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 .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.03
Rank#343  Overall
#152  Relational DBMS
Score140.03
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#340  Overall
#36  Graph DBMS
#18  Object oriented DBMS
Websitebigobject.iowww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accessvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iodeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessvelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.MicrosoftVelocityDB Inc
Initial release201519922011
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20197.x
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availablecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Officecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C#
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsAny that supports .NET
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardno
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
.Net
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuayes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Triggersnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnono infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Based on Windows Authentication

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