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System Properties Comparison Interbase vs. LokiJS vs. Microsoft Access vs. Oracle NoSQL

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NameInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandIn-memory JavaScript DBMSMicrosoft 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.)Key-value store based on Berkeley DB Java Edition
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.63
Rank#52  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score0.38
Rank#225  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score128.58
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score3.62
Rank#79  Overall
#13  Key-value stores
Websitewww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasegithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSproducts.office.com/­en-us/­accesswww.oracle.com/­database/­nosql/­index.html
Technical documentationdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasetechfort.github.io/­LokiJSmsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspxdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­NOSQL/­index.html
DeveloperEmbarcaderoMicrosoftOracle
Initial release1984201419922011
Current releaseInterBase 2017, March 20171902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 201919.5, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Sourcecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoApache V2 for Community Edition, proprietary license for Enterprise Edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCJavaScriptC++Java
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesoptional, scheme definition possible with AVRO or in 'table-style'
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesoptional
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 possiblenono
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JavaScript APIADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
JavaScriptC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageView functions in JavaScriptyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Triggersyesyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInterbase Change ViewsnonenoneElectable Master-Slave per shard
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID infobut no files for transaction loggingconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infooff heap cache
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnono infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Access rights for users and roles
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InterbaseLokiJSMicrosoft AccessOracle NoSQL
Specific characteristicsOracle NoSQL Database is a scalable , distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide...
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Competitive advantagesData can be modeled as relational-database-style tables, JSON documents, RDF Triples...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things where large volume of data needs to be stored and processed very...
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Key customersLarge credit card company Airbus NTT Docomo Global rewards company
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Licensing and pricing modelsOracle NoSQL Database Enterprise Edition can be purchased under the Oracle Commercial...
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