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System Properties Comparison LokiJS vs. Manticore Search vs. Microsoft Access vs. Sqrrl

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NameLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonManticore Search  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparison
Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon and became a part of Amazon Web Services. It has been removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionIn-memory JavaScript DBMSOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources. Forked of and compatible with Sphinx.Microsoft 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.)Adaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelDocument storeSearch engineRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.38
Rank#225  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score0.08
Rank#286  Overall
#16  Search engines
Score128.58
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSmanticoresearch.comproducts.office.com/­en-us/­accesssqrrl.com
Technical documentationtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSdocs.manticoresearch.com/­latest/­html
github.com/­manticoresoftware/­manticoresearch
msdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspx
DeveloperManticore SoftwareMicrosoftAmazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release2014201719922012
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2commercial infoBundled with Microsoft Officecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++C++Java
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyesyes
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 indexesyes infovia viewsyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIProprietary protocolADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Accumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Triggersyesnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportednoneSharding infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenonenoneselectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoop
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single collection possiblenoACID infobut no files for transaction loggingAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entity
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Manticore index.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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonono infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Cell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)

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