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DBMS > MaxDB vs. Microsoft Access vs. VictoriaMetrics

System Properties Comparison MaxDB vs. Microsoft Access vs. VictoriaMetrics

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NameMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonVictoriaMetrics  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsMicrosoft 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 fast, cost-effective and scalable Time Series DBMS and monitoring solution
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
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Score3.83
Rank#89  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Score141.82
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score0.56
Rank#228  Overall
#17  Time Series DBMS
Websitemaxdb.sap.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accessvictoriametrics.com
Technical documentationmaxdb.sap.com/­documentationdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessdocs.victoriametrics.com
github.com/­VictoriaMetrics/­VictoriaMetrics/­wiki
DeveloperSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997MicrosoftVictoriaMetrics
Initial release198419922018
Current release7.9.10 (January 2020), 20201902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019v1.77, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C++Go
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
OpenBSD
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Graphite protocol
InfluxDB Line Protocol
OpenTSDB
Prometheus Query API
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Triggersyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnoneSynchronous replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infobut no files for transaction loggingno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes 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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003
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MaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-DMicrosoft AccessVictoriaMetrics
Specific characteristicsHigh performance, horizontally scalable time series database and monitoring solution...
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Competitive advantagesSpecifically designed for highly loaded workloads Addresses most of the scalability...
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Typical application scenariosWhen the current monitoring solution can't keep up with increasing workload Kubernetes...
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Key customersGrammarly, Wix.com, adidas, Sensedia, Brandwatch, CERN, COLOPL, Razorpay See our...
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Market metrics6k stars and 100+ contributors on GitHub 45M+ downloads Thousands of active users...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVictoriaMetrics comes in three versions: an open source version, an Enterprise version...
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