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System Properties Comparison Impala vs. Microsoft Access

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NameImpala  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for 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.)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score14.52
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score144.65
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlproducts.office.com/­en-us/­access
Technical documentationwww.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmlmsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspx
DeveloperClouderaMicrosoft
Initial release20131992
Current release3.0.0, May 20181902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
DAO
OLE DB
ADO.NET
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes 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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003

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