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System Properties Comparison Greenplum vs. Microsoft Access vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  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.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.)MultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score12.55
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score118.45
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score2.79
Rank#103  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitepivotal.io/­pivotal-greenplumwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accesswww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationgpdb.docs.pivotal.iodeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accesswww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperPivotal Software Inc.MicrosoftRocket Software
Initial release200519921985
Current release6.7.1, April 20201902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoBundled with Microsoft Officecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemsLinuxWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptional
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 4.2
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Java API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes
Triggersyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACID infoconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes 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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Access rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based

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