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System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 warehouse vs. LokiJS vs. Microsoft Access

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NameIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCloud-based data warehousing serviceIn-memory JavaScript DBMSMicrosoft 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 modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.10
Rank#122  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Score0.68
Rank#205  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score115.33
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousegithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­access
Technical documentationtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­access
DeveloperIBMMicrosoft
Initial release201420141992
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Sourcecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemshostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 infoImport/export of XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
JavaScript APIADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
JavaScriptC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPL/SQL, SQL PLView functions in JavaScriptyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersyesyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes 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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnono infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003

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