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DBMS > Drizzle vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. Microsoft Access

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. Microsoft Access

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.Hawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.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 modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.20
Rank#330  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score133.36
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.hawkular.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­access
Technical documentationwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidedeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­access
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerCommunity supported by Red HatMicrosoft
Initial release200820141992
Current release7.2.4, September 20121902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial 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 languageC++JavaC++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsnoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsJDBCHTTP RESTADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
Go
Java
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infovia Hawkular Alertingyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infobased on Cassandranone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor infobased on Cassandranone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPnono infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003

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