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System Properties Comparison EJDB vs. Microsoft Access

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NameEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)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 modelDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.12
Rank#275  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score137.31
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websiteejdb.orgproducts.office.com/­en-us/­access
Technical documentationgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdmsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspx
DeveloperSoftmotionsMicrosoft
Initial release20121992
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2commercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemsserver-lessWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyes
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsin-process shared libraryDAO
OLE DB
ADO.NET
ODBC
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/Write Lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infobut no files for transaction logging
User concepts infoAccess controlnono infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003

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