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System Properties Comparison GeoSpock vs. HyperSQL vs. Microsoft Access vs. Postgres-XL

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NameGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleMultithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBMicrosoft 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.)Based on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.24
Rank#271  Overall
#126  Relational DBMS
Score5.42
Rank#66  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score115.33
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score0.55
Rank#220  Overall
#108  Relational DBMS
Websitegeospock.comhsqldb.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accesswww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationdocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmldeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accesswww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperGeoSpockMicrosoft
Initial release200119922014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release2.0, September 20192.5.2, June 20201902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 201910 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infobased on BSD licensecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJava, JavascriptJavaC++C
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modesWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
macOS
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexestemporal, categoricalyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)yesyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsJDBCHTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava, SQLyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineuser defined functions
Triggersnoyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic shardingnonenonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACID infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes 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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per tablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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