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DBMS > Faircom DB vs. Machbase vs. Microsoft Access

System Properties Comparison Faircom DB vs. Machbase vs. Microsoft Access

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NameFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.TimeSeries DBMS for AIoT and BigDataMicrosoft 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 store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.47
Rank#241  Overall
#36  Key-value stores
#115  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#338  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Score119.24
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbwww.machbase.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­access
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directoryendoc.machbase.comdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­access
DeveloperFairCom CorporationMachbaseMicrosoft
Initial release197920131992
Current releaseV12, November 2020V6.5, August 20211902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial infofree test version availablecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++CC++
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Linux
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,yesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsSQL-like query languageyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++noyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersyesnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).selectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datatunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentnoACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memorynoyes 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.yesyes infovolatile and lookup table
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filessimple password-based access controlno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003
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Faircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEMachbase infoFormer name was InfinifluxMicrosoft Access
Specific characteristicsAchieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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Machbase is an extremely fast time series database which processes large volumes...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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Fastest Database for IIoT, Independently verified, on Industry Standard Benchmarks....
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Typical application scenariosReal-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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Distributed Query In Machbase Cluster Edition, a broker node, which is responsible...
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Key customersMicrosoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Machbase has over 50 customers, including Samsung, POSCO, and Hyundai.
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Real-time data processing Real-time index creation Optimized DBMS for processing...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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Machbase provide several product editions, including: Intelligent Edge Device, Fog...
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