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System Properties Comparison HBase vs. Microsoft Access vs. Quasardb

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NameHBase  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableMicrosoft 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.)Distributed, high-performance timeseries database
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score48.35
Rank#22  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score118.45
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#273  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Websitehbase.apache.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accesswww.quasardb.net
Technical documentationhbase.apache.orgdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessdoc.quasardb.net
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetMicrosoftquasardb
Initial release200819922009
Current release2.2.0, June 20191902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20193.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial infoBundled with Microsoft Officecommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licenses
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-free, schema definition possibleyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptions to bring your own types, AVROyesyes infointeger and binary
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 indexesnoyesyes infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoCoprocessors in Javayes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Triggersyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
noneSource-replica replication with selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)ACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes infoby using LevelDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Cryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail
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HBaseMicrosoft AccessQuasardb
Specific characteristicsApache HBase is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well suited...
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High-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures very high availability with multiple customers...
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High performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Tick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersApple, Salesforce, Cerner, Allegis Group, Bloomberg, Airtel, Thomson Reuters, Dish,...
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Large EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metrics#1 largest NoSQL database by revenue
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Has been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license P ricing for commercial distribution provided by Cloudera and available...
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Community edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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