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DBMS > Datastax Enterprise vs. Heroic vs. Microsoft Access vs. OpenEdge

System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. Heroic vs. Microsoft Access vs. OpenEdge

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  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.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchMicrosoft 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.)Application development environment with integrated database management system
Primary database modelWide column storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score8.51
Rank#48  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score0.51
Rank#226  Overall
#14  Time Series DBMS
Score118.45
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score5.06
Rank#74  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accesswww.progress.com/­openedge
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessdocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latest
DeveloperDataStaxSpotifyMicrosoftProgress Software Corporation
Initial release2011201419921984
Current release6.8, April 20201902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019OpenEdge 12.2, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoBundled with Microsoft Officecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLnoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardyes infoclose to SQL 92
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language)
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes
Triggersyesnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"Shardingnonehorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingyesnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsnoACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes 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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Users and groups
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Datastax EnterpriseHeroicMicrosoft AccessOpenEdge
Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, 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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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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