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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. FileMaker vs. Microsoft Access

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. FileMaker vs. Microsoft Access

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.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.)
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.80
Rank#195  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score53.86
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score125.99
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­access
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­access
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleMicrosoft
Initial release201619831992
Current release19.3.1, June 20211902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonC++
Server operating systemsLinuxiOS
OS X
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 infoA http query request can return the data in XML format
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infovia pluginsyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
PHPC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes infobut no files for transaction logging
User concepts infoAccess controlyessimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003

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