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DBMS > Graphite vs. LeanXcale vs. Microsoft Access vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage

System Properties Comparison Graphite vs. LeanXcale vs. Microsoft Access vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage

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NameGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperA highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilitiesMicrosoft 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.)A Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasets
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSWide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.83
Rank#83  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#262  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
#120  Relational DBMS
Score116.54
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score5.51
Rank#61  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Websitegithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webwww.leanxcale.comproducts.office.com/­en-us/­accessazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tables
Technical documentationgraphite.readthedocs.iomsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspx
DeveloperChris DavisLeanXcaleMicrosoftMicrosoft
Initial release2006201519922012
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Officecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
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Implementation languagePythonC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLshosted
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data onlyyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infothrough Apache Derbyyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Sockets
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
Java
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Triggersnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID infobut no files for transaction loggingoptimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infolockingyesyesyes
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnono infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Access rights based on private key authentication or shared access signatures
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GraphiteLeanXcaleMicrosoft AccessMicrosoft Azure Table Storage
Specific characteristicsFull ACID and full SQL operational database with analytical queries over operational...
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Competitive advantagesLinear scalability upto 100s of nodes (tested with 100 nodes and TPC-C).
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Typical application scenariosHybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP) requiring an operational database...
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Key customersbanking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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Market metrics15 beta testers
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Licensing and pricing modelsannual fee covering license and support based on number of physical cores
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