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DBMS > eXtremeDB vs. Microsoft Access vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. SiteWhere vs. SpaceTime

System Properties Comparison eXtremeDB vs. Microsoft Access vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. SiteWhere vs. SpaceTime

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NameeXtremeDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonSiteWhere  Xexclude from comparisonSpaceTime  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNatively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clusteringMicrosoft 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.)Globally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceM2M integration platform for persisting/querying time series dataSpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Time Series DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.67
Rank#208  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
#15  Time Series DBMS
Score125.99
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score39.71
Rank#26  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score0.02
Rank#336  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#360  Overall
#5  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.mcobject.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accessazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbsitewhere.iowww.mireo.hr/­spacetime
Technical documentationwww.mcobject.com/­docs/­extremedb.htmdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-dbsitewhere.io/­docs/­2.1.0
DeveloperMcObjectMicrosoftMicrosoftSiteWhereMireo
Initial release20011992201420102020
Current release8.2, November 20201902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficecommercialOpen Source infoCommon Public Attribution License Version 1.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++C++JavaC++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-freepredefined schemeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoJSON typesyesyes
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.no infosupport of XML interfaces availablenono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith the option: eXtremeSQLyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardSQL-like query languagenoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
HTTP RESTRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
Lua
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
C#
C++
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineJavaScriptno
Triggersyes infoby defining eventsyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineJavaScriptno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning / shardingnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infobased on HBaseFixed-grid hypercubes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesActive Replication Fabricâ„¢ for IoT
Multi-source replication infoby means of eXtremeDB Cluster option
Source-replica replication infoby means of eXtremeDB High Availability option
noneyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceselectable replication factor infobased on HBaseReal-time block device replication (DRBD)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infobut no files for transaction loggingMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies availableyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Access rights can be defined down to the item levelUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptyes
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eXtremeDBMicrosoft AccessMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDBSiteWhereSpaceTime
Specific characteristicseXtremeDB is an in-memory and/or persistent database system that offers an ultra-small...
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Competitive advantageseXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
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Typical application scenariosIoT application across all markets: Industrial Control, Netcom, Telecom, Defense,...
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Key customersSchneider Electronics, F5 Networks, TNS, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, GoPro, ViaSat,...
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Market metricsWith hundreds of customers and over 30 million devices/applications using the product...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFor server use cases, there is a simple per-server license irrespective of the number...
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