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DBMS > Interbase vs. JaguarDB vs. Microsoft Access

System Properties Comparison Interbase vs. JaguarDB vs. Microsoft Access

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NameInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandPerformant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsMicrosoft 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 DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.57
Rank#58  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#332  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Score113.45
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.datajaguar.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­access
Technical documentationdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­access
DeveloperEmbarcaderoDataJaguar, Inc.Microsoft
Initial release198420151992
Current releaseInterBase 2020, December 20192.9.4 September 20181902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3.0commercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesC++
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 infoexport as XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languagenoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersyesnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInterbase Change ViewsMulti-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes 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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardrights management via user accountsno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003
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Specific characteristicsSQL support, group by, order by, join
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Competitive advantagesExtremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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Typical application scenariosIoT data, time series data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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Key customersQuantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, SinoLogistics, IIVI
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Market metricsAdvertising awareness, installed base, brand image, market share
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree-trial license, per-node license, and subscription license.
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