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System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. Microsoft Access vs. RethinkDB vs. Riak KV

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  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.)DBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.Distributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSDocument storeKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score8.82
Rank#43  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score129.47
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score3.57
Rank#76  Overall
#13  Document stores
Score5.51
Rank#57  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterpriseproducts.office.com/­en-us/­accessrethinkdb.combasho.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.commsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspxrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperDataStaxMicrosoftThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017Basho Technologies
Initial release2011199220092009
Current release6.7, December 20181902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20192.3.6, July 20172.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++Erlang
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometryno
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 indexesyesyesyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardnono
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineClient-side triggers through changefeedsyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"noneSharding inforange basedSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingnoneMaster-slave replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono infolinks between data sets can be stored
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 loggingAtomic single-document operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCC basedyes
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003yes infousers and table-level permissionsno
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Datastax EnterpriseMicrosoft AccessRethinkDBRiak KV
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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