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System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Microsoft Access vs. MySQL

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NameIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesMicrosoft 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.)Widely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.23
Rank#252  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#17  Time Series DBMS
Score128.58
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score1274.65
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storeproducts.office.com/­en-us/­accesswww.mysql.com
Technical documentationwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_1.1.2/­eventstore/­welcome.htmlmsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspxdev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperIBMMicrosoftOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release201719921995
Current release1.1.31902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20198.0.18, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++, ScalaC++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesActive-active shard replicationnoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of dataNo - written data is immutableyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replicationyes 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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUser level access controlno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Users with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles

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