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System Properties Comparison GridDB vs. MaxDB vs. Memcached vs. Microsoft Access

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NameGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingMicrosoft 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 modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.33
Rank#156  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score3.73
Rank#95  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score25.02
Rank#32  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score140.03
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitegriddb.netmaxdb.sap.comwww.memcached.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­access
Technical documentationdocs.griddb.netmaxdb.sap.com/­documentationgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikideveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­access
DeveloperToshiba CorporationSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997Danga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalMicrosoft
Initial release2013198420031992
Current release5.1, August 20227.9.10 (January 2020), 20201.6.15, March 20221902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availablecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C++CC++
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyesnoyes
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 indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)yesnoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
Proprietary protocolADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersyesyesnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallitynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID at container levelACIDnoACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesnoyes 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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003
More information provided by the system vendor
GridDBMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-DMemcachedMicrosoft Access
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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