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System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. Microsoft Access vs. RethinkDB vs. TerarkDB

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  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.A key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSDocument storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
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
Score0.04
Rank#319  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterpriseproducts.office.com/­en-us/­accessrethinkdb.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.commsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspxrethinkdb.com/­docsgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperDataStaxMicrosoftThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017Terark
Initial release2011199220092016
Current release6.7, December 20181902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20192.3.6, July 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
OS X
Windows
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 indexesyesyesyesno
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
C++ API
Java API
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++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Triggersyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineClient-side triggers through changefeedsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"noneSharding inforange basednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingnoneMaster-slave replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate 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 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.yesnoyes
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 AccessRethinkDBTerarkDB
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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