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DBMS > FatDB vs. Microsoft Access vs. OpenQM vs. SingleStore vs. SpatiaLite

System Properties Comparison FatDB vs. Microsoft Access vs. OpenQM vs. SingleStore vs. SpatiaLite

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NameFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
DescriptionA .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.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.)QpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMSMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table typeSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score138.17
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score0.41
Rank#272  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Score7.53
Rank#60  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score2.32
Rank#126  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accesswww.openqm.comwww.singlestore.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accesswww.openqm.com/­support/­documentationdocs.singlestore.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperFatCloudMicrosoftMartin PhillipsSingleStore Inc.Alessandro Furieri
Initial release20121992199320132008
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20193.4-127.6, November 20215.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license availablecommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC#C++C++, GoC++
Server operating systemsWindowsWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsAIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Linux info64 bit version requiredserver-less
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infowith some exceptionsyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLno infoVia inetgration in SQL Serveryes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardnoyes infobut no triggers and foreign keysyes
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infovia applicationsyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyesyesno
Triggersyes infovia applicationsyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneyesSharding infohash partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneyesSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculationsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Access rights can be defined down to the item levelFine grained access control via users, groups and rolesno
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FatDBMicrosoft AccessOpenQM infoalso called QMSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLSpatiaLite
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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