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DBMS > EXASOL vs. Fauna vs. GBase vs. Microsoft Access vs. MySQL

System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. Fauna vs. GBase vs. Microsoft Access vs. MySQL

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonGBase  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Fauna provides a web-native interface, with support for GraphQL and custom business logic that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the serverless ecosystem. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute platform is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure.An analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.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.)Widely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.53
Rank#91  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score1.36
Rank#148  Overall
#25  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#70  Relational DBMS
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score1.17
Rank#161  Overall
#78  Relational DBMS
Score128.95
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score1206.05
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.comfauna.comwww.gbase8a.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accesswww.mysql.com
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourcesdocs.fauna.comdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessdev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperExasolFauna, Inc.MicrosoftOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release2000201419921995
Current releaseGBase 8a1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20198.0.28, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageScalaC++C and C++
Server operating systemshostedWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functionsyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyesnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingnonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardIdentity management, authentication, and access controlno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Users with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles

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