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System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. Microsoft Access

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NameDrizzle  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.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 DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score105.40
Rank#11  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­access
Technical documentationdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­access
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerMicrosoft
Initial release20081992
Current release7.2.4, September 20121902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsJDBCADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infobut no files for transaction logging
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003

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