DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Datastax Enterprise vs. eXtremeDB vs. Microsoft Access

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

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisoneXtremeDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  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.Natively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clusteringMicrosoft 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 modelWide column storeRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score8.36
Rank#47  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score0.40
Rank#227  Overall
#108  Relational DBMS
#13  Time Series DBMS
Score117.18
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.mcobject.com/­extremedbfamilyproducts.office.com/­en-us/­access
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comwww.mcobject.com/­docs/­eXtremeDB.htmmsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspx
DeveloperDataStaxMcObjectMicrosoft
Initial release201120011992
Current release6.8, April 20208.1, November 20191902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
eXtremeDB on AWS: High performance DBMS for HPC and Capital Market computing
Implementation languageJavaC and C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
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 infosupport of XML interfaces available
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyes infowith the option: eXtremeSQLyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
Lua
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersyesyes infoby defining eventsyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"horizontal partitioning / shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingActive Replication Fabricâ„¢ for IoT
Master-master replication infoby means of eXtremeDB Cluster option
Master-slave replication infoby means of eXtremeDB High Availability option
none
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 operationsACIDACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies availableyes
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 controlAccess 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
Datastax EnterpriseeXtremeDBMicrosoft Access
Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
» more
eXtremeDB is an in-memory and/or persistent database system that offers an ultra-small...
» more
Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
» more
eXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
» more
Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
» more
IoT application across all markets: Industrial Control, Netcom, Telecom, Defense,...
» more
Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
» more
Schneider Electronics, F5 Networks, TNS, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, GoPro, ViaSat,...
» more
Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
» more
With hundreds of customers and over 28 million devices/applications using the product...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
» more
For server use cases, there is a simple per-server license irrespective of the number...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Datastax EnterpriseeXtremeDBMicrosoft Access
DB-Engines blog posts

MS Access drops in DB-Engines Ranking
2 May 2013, Paul Andlinger

Microsoft SQL Server regained rank 2 in the DB-Engines popularity ranking
3 December 2012, Matthias Gelbmann

New DB-Engines Ranking shows the popularity of database management systems
3 October 2012, Matthias Gelbmann, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Database Week: DataStax unleashed Astra managed Cassandra cloud
12 May 2020, ZDNet

T-Mobile CIO Cody Sanford Headlines Second Installment of DataStax 'Accelerate: A NoSQL Original Series'
3 June 2020, Olean Times Herald

DataStax Astra: A DBaaS that simplifies cloud-native Apache Cassandra application development
14 May 2020, Help Net Security

DataStax Enterprise 6.8 Advances Cloud-Native Data and Bare-Metal Performance
7 April 2020, Business Wire

The 7 Best Graph Databases to Consider for 2020
28 May 2020, Solutions Review

provided by Google News

Pessimistic Optimistic Generic Ref to Images
2 June 2020, Embedded Computing Design

eXtremeDB 8.1 adds features for easier, more sophisticated database management
19 November 2019, GlobeNewswire

McObject's eXtremeDB for HPC is now available on AWS
15 October 2019, GlobeNewswire

Distributed Database Systems' Relevance to the Internet of Things
5 December 2019, Embedded Computing Design

Unique Active Replication Fabric feature announced by McObject for its eXtremeDB IoT SDK bundle
13 May 2019, GlobeNewswire

provided by Google News

Poets&Quants MBA Watch | Ms. Access To Opportunities
2 June 2020, Poets&Quants

Zeposia, Daily Oral Treatment for Relapsing MS, Now Available in US
3 June 2020, Multiple Sclerosis News Today

How to learn the 16 software skills needed to land one of the highest-paying jobs in America from your own home
10 May 2020, Business Insider

Secret CSO: Michael Montoya, Equinix
14 May 2020, IDG Connect

Migration Health Officer
29 May 2020, ReliefWeb

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Senior Database Administrator - Cassandra / DataStax
Uline, Pleasant Prairie, WI

Postgres/Cassandra Production DBA
Kronos Incorporated, Lowell, MA

Enterprise Product Marketing Leader
DataStax, Santa Clara, CA

Mid-Market Account Manager
DataStax, Columbus, OH

Enterprise Sales Manager - South East
DataStax, Atlanta, GA

ATG Security Receptionist XY $16.00 Full time shift (Mon-Fri) *Flight Privileges Offered*
DGS, Atlanta, GA

Evaluator
Andrews Center, United States

Administrative Assistant - Estimating Department
Pacific Shipyards International, LLC, Honolulu, HI

Associate Manager Logistics
WALGREENS, Waxahachie, TX

MS Access Programer
Rattan Consulting, Oklahoma City, OK

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

RavenDB logo

Setup a fully managed RavenDB Cloud Database in minutes. Enjoy hosting, management, backups all in one place.
Grab a Free Instance

Datastax Luna logo

Simple, subscription-based support for open source
Apache Cassandraâ„¢ from the Cassandra experts.
Learn more.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Present your product here