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System Properties Comparison Infobright vs. Microsoft Access vs. Realm vs. STSdb vs. SwayDB

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NameInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendMicrosoft 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.)A DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing methodAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeKey-value storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.47
Rank#174  Overall
#86  Relational DBMS
Score131.03
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score8.24
Rank#54  Overall
#10  Document stores
Score0.33
Rank#317  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#388  Overall
#62  Key-value stores
Websiteignitetech.com/­softwarelibrary/­infobrightdbwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accessrealm.iogithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4swaydb.io
Technical documentationdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.MicrosoftRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019STS Soft SCSimer Plaha
Initial release20051992201420112018
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20194.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016commercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availableOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCC++C#Scala
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsAndroid
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)no
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.nonono
Secondary indexesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardnonono
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
.NET Client API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
C#
Java
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessarynono
Triggersnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes infoChange Listenersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnonenonenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACIDnoAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoIn-Memory realmyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003yesnono

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