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DBMS > Machbase vs. Microsoft Access vs. Microsoft Azure Search

System Properties Comparison Machbase vs. Microsoft Access vs. Microsoft Azure Search

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NameMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTimeSeries DBMS for AIoT and BigDataMicrosoft 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.)Search-as-a-service for web and mobile app development
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.02
Rank#343  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score125.99
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score7.15
Rank#57  Overall
#7  Search engines
Websitewww.machbase.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accessazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­search
Technical documentationendoc.machbase.comdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­search
DeveloperMachbaseMicrosoftMicrosoft
Initial release201319922015
Current releaseV6.5, August 20211902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019V1
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree test version availablecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Officecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLshosted
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
C#
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Triggersnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infobut no files for transaction loggingno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentnoyes 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 infovolatile and lookup tableno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple password-based access controlno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003yes infousing Azure authentication
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Machbase infoFormer name was InfinifluxMicrosoft AccessMicrosoft Azure Search
Specific characteristicsMachbase is an extremely fast time series database which processes large volumes...
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Competitive advantagesFastest Database for IIoT, Independently verified, on Industry Standard Benchmarks....
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Typical application scenariosDistributed Query In Machbase Cluster Edition, a broker node, which is responsible...
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Key customersMachbase has over 50 customers, including Samsung, POSCO, and Hyundai.
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Market metricsReal-time data processing Real-time index creation Optimized DBMS for processing...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMachbase provide several product editions, including: Intelligent Edge Device, Fog...
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