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System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. Microsoft Access vs. Transbase

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  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 resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score8.42
Rank#49  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score118.25
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#273  Overall
#126  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accesswww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbaser-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accesswww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperDataStaxMicrosoftTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release201119921987
Current release6.8, April 20201902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019Transbase 8.3, September 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Officecommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
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
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardyes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native 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
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes
Triggersyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
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 integritynoyesyes
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 loggingyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes 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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Datastax EnterpriseMicrosoft AccessTransbase
Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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The resource-optimized high-performance database system Transbase® impresses with...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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Big Data and the Internet of Things (IoT) are placing new demands on database management...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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In following areas we created solutions based on Transbase®, C-chain and SecureBase:...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Together successful through Co-Operation: The successful business principles of the...
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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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You will receive the Transbase® full version as a Subscription with a term of one...
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