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DBMS > Datastax Enterprise vs. Interbase vs. LMDB vs. Microsoft Access

System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. Interbase vs. LMDB vs. Microsoft Access

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonLMDB  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.Light-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandA high performant, light-weight, embedded key-value database libraryMicrosoft 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 DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score9.13
Rank#51  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score6.29
Rank#61  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score2.61
Rank#106  Overall
#20  Key-value stores
Score116.38
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.symas.com/­symas-embedded-database-lmdbwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­access
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­access
DeveloperDataStaxEmbarcaderoSymasMicrosoft
Initial release2011198420111992
Current release6.8, April 2020InterBase 2020, December 20190.9.29, March 20211902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Sourcecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaCCC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Android
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
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 infoexport as XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyesnoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
CC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languagenoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersyesyesnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"nonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingInterbase Change Viewsnonenone
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
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDACIDACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes 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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnono infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003
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Datastax EnterpriseInterbaseLMDBMicrosoft Access
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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