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System Properties Comparison Ehcache vs. FaunaDB vs. Microsoft Access

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NameEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsStrongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicityMicrosoft 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 storeDocument store
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Relational DBMS
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DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score7.32
Rank#52  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score1.86
Rank#127  Overall
#19  Document stores
#8  Graph DBMS
#63  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score118.45
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ehcache.orgfauna.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­access
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationdocs.fauna.comdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­access
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGFauna, Inc.Microsoft
Initial release200920141992
Current release3.8.0, July 20191902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercialcommercial 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 languageJavaScalaC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinuxWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsJCacheRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Terracotta Serverhorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta ServerMulti-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourceACIDACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyesyes 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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoIdentity management, authentication, and access controlno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003

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