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System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. EnterpriseDB vs. Microsoft Access

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonEnterpriseDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDataStax 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.The EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.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 modelWide column storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Document store
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Score8.90
Rank#43  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score2.28
Rank#103  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score141.01
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.enterprisedb.comproducts.office.com/­en-us/­access
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comwww.enterprisedb.com/­resources/­product-documentationmsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspx
DeveloperDataStaxEnterpriseDBMicrosoft
Initial release201120051992
Current release6.7, December 2018V10, November 20171902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentscommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaCC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linux
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
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.noyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
native C library
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
DAO
OLE DB
ADO.NET
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersyesyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"horizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingMaster-master replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobut no files for transaction logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003
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Datastax EnterpriseEnterpriseDBMicrosoft Access
Specific characteristics100% continuous availability, real-time, distributed, massive scale data management...
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PostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Contextual: complete data layer...
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Complete Postgres platform including Client Connectors, Connection Mgt., Management...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must serve contextual information and be always-on, distributed,...
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New applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald’s, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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MasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom 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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Highlighted in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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Open Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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