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System Properties Comparison c-treeACE vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. Microsoft Access

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Namec-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh speed key-value store, desgined for high availability, mission critical applications with automatic recovery and immediately consistent transaction support.DataStax 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.)
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Wide column storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.45
Rank#204  Overall
#36  Key-value stores
#98  Relational DBMS
Score8.90
Rank#43  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score141.01
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeacewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterpriseproducts.office.com/­en-us/­access
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.datastax.commsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspx
DeveloperFairCom CorporationDataStaxMicrosoft
Initial release197920111992
Current releaseV11.5, November 20176.7, December 20181902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageANSI C, C++JavaC++
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Linux
OS X
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyesyes
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 SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsDirect SQL
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
DAO
OLE DB
ADO.NET
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++noyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersyesyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningSharding infono "single point of failure"none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes 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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.Access rights for users can be defined per objectno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003
More information provided by the system vendor
c-treeACEDatastax EnterpriseMicrosoft Access
Specific characteristicsSpeed, reliability and consistency are the reasons businesses choose FairCom’s c-treeACE...
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100% continuous availability, real-time, distributed, massive scale data management...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features High-speed transaction processing Immediately consistent, ACID-compliant,...
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Supporting the following application requirements: Contextual: complete data layer...
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Typical application scenariosc-treeACE speed, reliability, and flexibility are direct reasons this technology...
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Applications that must serve contextual information and be always-on, distributed,...
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Key customersVISA, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Capital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald’s, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Among the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of c-treeACE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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