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DBMS > Hypertable vs. Microsoft Access vs. Realm

System Properties Comparison Hypertable vs. Microsoft Access vs. Realm

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NameHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionAn open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopMicrosoft 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 DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSDocument store
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Score125.99
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score9.80
Rank#48  Overall
#7  Document stores
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accessrealm.io
Technical documentationdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperHypertable Inc.MicrosoftRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release200919922014
Current release0.9.8.11, March 20161902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availablecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsAndroid
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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.no
Secondary indexesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardno
APIs and other access methodsC++ API
Thrift
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor on file system levelnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.yes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlnono infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003yes
More information provided by the system vendor
HypertableMicrosoft AccessRealm
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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