DB-EnginesCrateDB bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > FoundationDB vs. Microsoft Access

System Properties Comparison FoundationDB vs. Microsoft Access

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Our visitors often compare FoundationDB and Microsoft Access with MongoDB, Amazon DynamoDB and PostgreSQL.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparison
Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
DescriptionOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.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.)
Primary database modelDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.77
Rank#166  Overall
#23  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#83  Relational DBMS
Score131.18
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.foundationdb.orgproducts.office.com/­en-us/­access
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbmsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspx
DeveloperFoundationDBMicrosoft
Initial release20131992
Current release6.1.11, July 20191902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeschema-free infosome layers support schemasyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infosome layers support typingyes
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlyyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsDAO
OLE DB
ADO.NET
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin SQL-layer onlyyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityin SQL-layer onlyyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infobut no files for transaction logging
User concepts infoAccess controlnono infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
FoundationDBMicrosoft Access
DB-Engines blog posts

MS Access drops in DB-Engines Ranking
2 May 2013, Paul Andlinger

Microsoft SQL Server regained rank 2 in the DB-Engines popularity ranking
3 December 2012, Matthias Gelbmann

New DB-Engines Ranking shows the popularity of database management systems
3 October 2012, Matthias Gelbmann, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Appleā€™s FoundationDB open sources the database layer behind CloudKit
14 January 2019, 9to5Mac

FoundationDB's Record Layer Supports Relational Database Semantics, Schema Management and Indexing
10 February 2019, InfoQ.com

FoundationDB, a very interesting NoSQL database owned by Apple, is now an open-source project
19 April 2018, GeekWire

FoundationDB Goes Open Source
23 April 2018, Datanami

Apple's FoundationDB to use new Record Layer Open Source
15 January 2019, TheCryptoUpdates

provided by Google News

How Low-Code Platforms Make Full-Stack Development Simpler, Faster
15 October 2019, eWeek

Data-entry Outsourcing Services Market 2019-2023 | Evolving Opportunities With Cogneesol and Inspur Worldwide Services | Technavio
18 September 2019, Yahoo Finance

4 methods to fix Unrecognized Database Format in MS Access
15 January 2019, Windows Report

Fix Microsoft Office Access error in loading DLL with these steps
16 August 2019, Windows Report

Azure gets some new features and enhancements for Archive Storage
19 August 2019, Neowin

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Data Scientist
Lucas Systems, Wexford, PA

Data Scientist
Lucas Systems, Inc., Wexford, PA

Sr. Data Scientist - Content (Seattle)
Branch, Seattle, WA

Sr. Software Engineer - Search
Branch, Seattle, WA

Cloud System Engineer
Branch, Seattle, WA

Data Analyst
Lockton, Inc., Kansas City, MO

MS Access Programmer / Business Analyst
Zions Bank, Midvale, UT

Data Analyst - Bloomberg Law
Bloomberg, Princeton, NJ

Data Analyst
Gateway, Indianapolis, IN

Data Analyst
AECOM, Germantown, MD

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Redis logo

Hosted, serverless DBaaS
in 3 steps.

30MB Free!
Start now.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Present your product here