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System Properties Comparison LokiJS vs. MemSQL vs. Microsoft Access

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NameLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonMemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory JavaScript DBMSMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storageMicrosoft 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 modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.46
Rank#220  Overall
#32  Document stores
Score4.95
Rank#64  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score117.18
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.memsql.comproducts.office.com/­en-us/­access
Technical documentationtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSdocs.memsql.commsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspx
DeveloperMemSQL Inc.Microsoft
Initial release201420131992
Current release7.1.2, May 20201902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Sourcecommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux info64 bit version requiredWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes, but no triggers and foreign keysyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptBash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptyesyes 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 nodesnoneMaster-slave replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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.yesyes 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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003

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