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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Microsoft Access

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NameGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGoogle's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.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 modelWide column storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.81
Rank#113  Overall
#7  Wide column stores
Score144.65
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­bigtableproducts.office.com/­en-us/­access
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsmsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspx
DeveloperGoogleMicrosoft
Initial release20151992
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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 indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
DAO
OLE DB
ADO.NET
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes 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 nodesInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACID 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
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)no infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003
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Google Cloud BigtableMicrosoft Access
Specific characteristicsCloud Bigtable is a low latency, massively scalable wide-column NoSQL database for...
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Competitive advantagesSpeed Cloud Bigtable offers low latency and high throughput at any scale or application...
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Typical application scenariosAd Tech / User Analytics Integrate large volumes of unrefined data from many sources,...
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Key customerseBay , Spotify , Twitter , Zulily , Moloco , Cognite , Arcules , Symphony , Pluribus...
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Licensing and pricing modelsWhen you use Cloud Bigtable, you are charged for the following: The type of Cloud...
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