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DBMS > GBase vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Microsoft Access vs. SQream DB

System Properties Comparison GBase vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Microsoft Access vs. SQream DB

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NameGBase  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonSQream DB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.Distributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesMicrosoft 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.)a GPU-based, columnar RDBMS for big data analytics workloads
Primary database modelRelational DBMSEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.11
Rank#166  Overall
#82  Relational DBMS
Score0.50
Rank#240  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score125.99
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#223  Overall
#108  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gbase8a.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accesssqream.com
Technical documentationwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmldeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessdocs.sqream.com
DeveloperIBMMicrosoftSQream Technologies
Initial release201719922014
Current releaseGBase 8a2.01902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20192020.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Officecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++C++, CUDA, Haskell
Server operating systemsLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Types
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.no
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineuser defined functions in Python
Triggersnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal and vertical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesActive-active shard replicationnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of dataNo - written data is immutableyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storageyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003

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