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System Properties Comparison LokiJS vs. Microsoft Access vs. Percona Server for MongoDB vs. XAP

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NameLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-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.)A drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.High performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument storeDocument store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsObject oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.38
Rank#225  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score128.58
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score0.52
Rank#205  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score0.80
Rank#167  Overall
#26  Document stores
#30  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSproducts.office.com/­en-us/­accesswww.percona.com/­software/­mongo-database/­percona-server-for-mongodbwww.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSmsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspxwww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.htmldocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperMicrosoftPerconaGigaspaces Technologies
Initial release2014199220152000
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20193.4.10-2.10, November 201714.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Sourcecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoGPL Version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++C++Java, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinuxLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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.nonono infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardnoSQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
proprietary protocol using JSONGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Clojure
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineJavaScriptyes
Triggersyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-enginenoyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Master-slave replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyesyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID infobut no files for transaction loggingnoACID
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 infobut no files for transaction loggingyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infovia In-Memory Engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnono infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Access rights for users and rolesRole-based access control

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