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System Properties Comparison Greenplum vs. InfinityDB vs. Microsoft Access

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NameGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic Database platform built on PostgreSQL. Full name is Pivotal Greenplum Database infoA logical database in Greenplum is an array of individual PostgreSQL databases working together to present a single database image.A Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceMicrosoft 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 modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score13.27
Rank#43  Overall
#27  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#348  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Score141.82
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitegreenplum.orgboilerbay.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­access
Technical documentationdocs.greenplum.orgboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­access
DeveloperPivotal Software Inc.Boiler Bay Inc.Microsoft
Initial release200520021992
Current release6.7.1, April 20204.01902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VMWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeyesyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysyes
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.yes infosince Version 4.2no
Secondary indexesyesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Access via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
JavaC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersyesnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZED
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes 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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnono infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003

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