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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Microsoft Access vs. OrientDB

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.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.)Multi-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.80
Rank#215  Overall
#31  Key-value stores
Score101.16
Rank#11  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score3.25
Rank#89  Overall
#16  Document stores
#6  Graph DBMS
#13  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accessorientdb.org
Technical documentationdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accesswww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.html
DeveloperMicrosoftOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAP
Initial release201319922010
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20193.2.29, March 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT Licensecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++Java
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsAll OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardSQL-like query language, no joins
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesGoC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineJava, Javascript
Triggersnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineHooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infocould be achieved with distributed queries
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes inforelationship in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACID 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 controlnono infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Access rights for users and roles; record level security configurable

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