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System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. MaxDB vs. Microsoft Access

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NameFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFauna 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.A robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsMicrosoft 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 store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score1.33
Rank#148  Overall
#25  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#71  Relational DBMS
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score3.75
Rank#89  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Score145.09
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitefauna.commaxdb.sap.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­access
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.commaxdb.sap.com/­documentationdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­access
DeveloperFauna, Inc.SAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997Microsoft
Initial release201419841992
Current release7.9.10 (January 2020), 20201902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageScalaC++C++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 SQLnoyesyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersnoyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes 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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003

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