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System Properties Comparison LokiJS vs. Microsoft Access vs. Prometheus vs. Sqrrl

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NameLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  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 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.)Open-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring systemAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSTime Series 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
Score128.58
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score4.08
Rank#72  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSproducts.office.com/­en-us/­accessprometheus.iosqrrl.com
Technical documentationtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSmsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspxprometheus.io/­docs
DeveloperMicrosoftAmazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release2014199220152012
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Sourcecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++GoJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesNumeric data onlyyes
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 infoImport of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardnono
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIAccumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
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 JavaScriptyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-enginenono
Triggersyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-enginenono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingSharding infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneyes infoby Federationselectable 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 systemnonenoneImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
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 loggingnoAtomic 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 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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnono infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003noCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)

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