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System Properties Comparison GeoSpock vs. Microsoft Access vs. Postgres-XL vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleMicrosoft 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 featuresMultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSMultivalue 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
Score115.33
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score0.55
Rank#220  Overall
#108  Relational DBMS
Score4.21
Rank#81  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitegeospock.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accesswww.postgres-xl.orgwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationdocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accesswww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperGeoSpockMicrosoftRocket Software
Initial release19922014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB1985
Current release2.0, September 20191902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 201910 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoMozilla public licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJava, JavascriptC++CC
Server operating systemshostedWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
macOS
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesoptional
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.noyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexestemporal, categoricalyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)yes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardyes infodistributed, parallel query executionyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBCADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Java API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineuser defined functionsyes
Triggersnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyesyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic shardingnonehorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACID infoMVCCACID infoconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per tableno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based

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