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System Properties Comparison c-treeACE vs. DolphinDB vs. Microsoft Access

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Namec-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonDolphinDB  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.Time Series DBMS for big data, integrated with a lightweight distributed computing framework and a vector programming languageMicrosoft 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
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.51
Rank#204  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
#98  Relational DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#252  Overall
#18  Time Series DBMS
Score128.06
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeacewww.dolphindb.comproducts.office.com/­en-us/­access
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorywww.dolphindb.com/­helpmsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspx
DeveloperFairCom CorporationDolphinDB, IncMicrosoft
Initial release197920181992
Current releaseV11.5, November 20171902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial infofree community version availablecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C++C++
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Linux
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesSQL-like query languageyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Python
R
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersyesnoyes 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 partitioninghorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesACID 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.Administrators, Users, Groupsno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003
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Specific characteristicsSpeed, reliability and consistency are the reasons businesses choose FairCom’s c-treeACE...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features High-speed transaction processing Immediately consistent, ACID-compliant,...
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Typical application scenariosc-treeACE speed, reliability, and flexibility are direct reasons this technology...
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Key customersVISA, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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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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