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System Properties Comparison InfinityDB vs. Microsoft Access

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NameInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceMicrosoft 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 modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.04
Rank#312  Overall
#55  Key-value stores
Score144.65
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websiteboilerbay.comproducts.office.com/­en-us/­access
Technical documentationboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualmsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspx
DeveloperBoiler Bay Inc.Microsoft
Initial release20021992
Current release4.01902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysyes
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 indexesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsAccess via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
DAO
OLE DB
ADO.NET
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZED
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsACID 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 controlnono infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003

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