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System Properties Comparison IRONdb vs. Microsoft Access vs. Speedb

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NameIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonSpeedb  Xexclude from comparison
IRONdb seems to be discontinued. Therefore it is excluded from the DB-Engines Ranking.
DescriptionA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityMicrosoft 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.)An embeddable, high performance key-value store optimized for write-intensive workloads, which can be used as a drop-in replacement for RocksDB
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
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Score104.92
Rank#11  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score0.21
Rank#315  Overall
#45  Key-value stores
Websitewww.circonus.com/solutions/time-series-database/www.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accesswww.speedb.io
Technical documentationdocs.circonus.com/irondb/category/getting-starteddeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­access
DeveloperCirconus LLC.MicrosoftSpeedb
Initial release201719922020
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 20181902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0; commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyesno
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 indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)yes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
C
C++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, in Luayes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Triggersnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infobut no files for transaction loggingyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnono infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003no
More information provided by the system vendor
IRONdbMicrosoft AccessSpeedb
Specific characteristicsSpeedb is an embedded key-value storage engine for versatile use cases. It was designed...
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Competitive advantagesSpeedb Open-source rebases on RocksDB's latest versions, with enhanced capabilities...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source - Speedb OSS is released under an Apache license and can be found on...
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