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System Properties Comparison Google BigQuery vs. Microsoft Access vs. NCache vs. NSDb vs. SwayDB

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NameGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesMicrosoft 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.)Open-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value StoreScalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of KubernetesAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score50.03
Rank#24  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score146.50
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score0.90
Rank#186  Overall
#31  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#357  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#349  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitecloud.google.com/­bigquerywww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accesswww.alachisoft.com/­ncachensdb.ioswaydb.io
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docsdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accesswww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docsnsdb.io/­Architecture
DeveloperGoogleMicrosoftAlachisoftSimer Plaha
Initial release20101992200520172018
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20195.2, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageC++C#, .NET, .NET Core, JavaJava, ScalaScala
Server operating systemshostedWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyespartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counteryes: int, bigint, decimal, stringno
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesall fields are automatically indexedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.SQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
Supported programming languages.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Visual Basic.NET
Java
Scala
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavaScriptyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRnono
Triggersnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes infoNotificationsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneyesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes, with selectable consistency levelnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying dataACID infobut no files for transaction loggingoptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingnoAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyesUsing Apache Luceneyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) on dataset, table or view level infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)no infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Authentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)no
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Google BigQueryMicrosoft AccessNCacheNSDbSwayDB
Specific characteristicsNCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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Competitive advantagesNCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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Typical application scenariosNCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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Key customersBank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Market metricsMarket Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
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Licensing and pricing modelsNCache Open Source is free on an as-is basis without any support. NCache Enterprise...
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