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DBMS > Google Cloud Datastore vs. Microsoft Access vs. MySQL vs. Raima Database Manager

System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Datastore vs. Microsoft Access vs. MySQL vs. Raima Database Manager

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NameGoogle Cloud Datastore  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAutomatically scaling NoSQL Database as a Service (DBaaS) on the Google Cloud PlatformMicrosoft 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.)Widely used open source RDBMSRDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into an application or used as a database server
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.49
Rank#74  Overall
#13  Document stores
Score143.44
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score1202.10
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score0.51
Rank#241  Overall
#116  Relational DBMS
#18  Time Series DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­datastorewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accesswww.mysql.comraima.com
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­datastore/­docsdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessdev.mysql.com/­docdocs.raima.com
DeveloperGoogleMicrosoftOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunRaima Inc.
Initial release2008199219951984
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20198.0.29, April 202215, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++C
Server operating systemshostedWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Android
HP-UX
Integrity RTOS
iOS
Linux
OS X
QNX
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, details hereyesyesyes
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.noyesno infoExporting/Importing of XML structures possible
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (GQL)yes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Objective-C
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresusing Google App Engineyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes infoproprietary syntaxyes infobased on the ANSI/ISO SQL Persistent Stored Modules (PSM) specification
TriggersCallbacks using the Google Apps Engineyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabrichorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using PaxosnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflownonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on type of query and configuration infoStrong Consistency is default for entity lookups and queries within an Entity Group (but can instead be made eventually consistent). Other queries are always eventual consistent.Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infovia ReferenceProperties or Ancestor pathsyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoSerializable Isolation within Transactions, Read Committed outside of TransactionsACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
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.noyesyes
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 2003Users with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesno
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Google Cloud DatastoreMicrosoft AccessMySQLRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista
Specific characteristicsRaima Database Manager (RDM) is an embedded time-series database optimized to run...
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Competitive advantagesDecreased time-to-market Industry-standard interfaces & tools for making your job...
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Typical application scenariosTypical use cases include: Internet of Things (IoT) Embedded In-Memory Database Time-Series...
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Key customersInfor, ABB, The Boeing Company, BAE Systems, Dow Jones, Dun & Bradstreet, Fujitsu,...
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Market metricsOver 30 000 applications developers worldwide have field-tested RDM products More...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of Raima Database Manager are flexible, so are the...
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