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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Access vs. Milvus vs. OpenEdge

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NameMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMicrosoft 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 designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesApplication development environment with integrated database management system
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score141.82
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score0.34
Rank#267  Overall
#17  Search engines
Score4.48
Rank#85  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accessmilvus.iowww.progress.com/­openedge
Technical documentationdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mddocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latest
DeveloperMicrosoftProgress Software Corporation
Initial release199220191984
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20192.0, January 2022OpenEdge 12.2, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++, Go
Server operating systemsWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric and Stringyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardnoyes infoclose to SQL 92
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language)
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-enginenoyes
Triggersyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-enginenoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardinghorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemBounded Staleness
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Session Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infobut no files for transaction loggingnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes 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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003noUsers and groups
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Microsoft AccessMilvusOpenEdge
Specific characteristicsMilvus is an open-source and cloud-native vector database built for production-ready...
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Competitive advantagesHighly available, versatile, and robust with millisecond latency. Supports batch...
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Typical application scenariosVideo media : video understanding, video deduplication. E-commerce and mobile applications...
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Key customersMilvus is trusted by over 1,000 enterprises, including Baidu, eBay, IKEA, LINE, Shopee,...
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Market metricsAs of March 2022, 9.8k+ GitHub stars 1.4k+ Github forks 871k+ docker pulls 2k+ community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMilvus was released under the open-source Apache License 2.0 in October 2019. Managed...
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