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DBMS > Machbase vs. Microsoft Access vs. Realm

System Properties Comparison Machbase vs. Microsoft Access vs. Realm

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NameMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  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.)A DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.02
Rank#338  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Score119.24
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score9.20
Rank#52  Overall
#9  Document stores
Websitewww.machbase.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accessrealm.io
Technical documentationendoc.machbase.comdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperMachbaseMicrosoftRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release201319922014
Current releaseV6.5, August 20211902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree test version availablecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsAndroid
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
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
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
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornonenone
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 loggingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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 tableyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple password-based access controlno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003yes
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Machbase infoFormer name was InfinifluxMicrosoft AccessRealm
Specific characteristicsMachbase is an extremely fast time series database which processes large volumes...
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Now a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesFastest Database for IIoT, Independently verified, on Industry Standard Benchmarks....
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Realm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosDistributed Query In Machbase Cluster Edition, a broker node, which is responsible...
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Mobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersMachbase has over 50 customers, including Samsung, POSCO, and Hyundai.
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Cathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsReal-time data processing Real-time index creation Optimized DBMS for processing...
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Used by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMachbase provide several product editions, including: Intelligent Edge Device, Fog...
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Realm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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