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DBMS > Interbase vs. KairosDB vs. Microsoft Access

System Properties Comparison Interbase vs. KairosDB vs. Microsoft Access

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NameInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandDistributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2Microsoft 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 DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.57
Rank#58  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score0.85
Rank#192  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score113.45
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasegithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdbwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­access
Technical documentationdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasekairosdb.github.iodeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­access
DeveloperEmbarcaderoMicrosoft
Initial release198420131992
Current releaseInterBase 2020, December 20191.2.2, November 20181902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial 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 languageCJavaC++
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Graphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
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 nodesnoneSharding infobased on Cassandranone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInterbase Change Viewsselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandranone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
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-standardsimple password-based access controlno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003

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