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System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. Microsoft Access vs. QuestDB vs. VelocityDB

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  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.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.)A high performance, low latency Time Series DBMSA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score8.09
Rank#46  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score121.92
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#264  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#298  Overall
#27  Graph DBMS
#16  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterpriseproducts.office.com/­en-us/­accesswww.questdb.iovelocitydb.com
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.commsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspxwww.questdb.io/­docs/­docstructurevelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperDataStaxMicrosoftQuestDB LimitedVelocityDB Inc
Initial release2011199220142011
Current release6.7, December 20181902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20197.x
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoAGPL 3.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++JavaC#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
macOS
Windows
Any that supports .NET
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP REST.Net
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Java.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-enginenono
Triggersyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-enginenoCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"nonehorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingnonenone
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 integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACID for single-table writesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Based on Windows Authentication
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Datastax EnterpriseMicrosoft AccessQuestDBVelocityDB
Specific characteristics100% continuous availability, real-time, distributed, massive scale data management...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Contextual: complete data layer...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must serve contextual information and be always-on, distributed,...
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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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