DB-EngineseXtremeDB: Active Replication Fabric for Reliable IoT Database ManagementEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Microsoft Access vs. MongoDB vs. Oracle

System Properties Comparison Microsoft Access vs. MongoDB vs. Oracle

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  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.)One of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureWidely used RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSearch engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.Document store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score119.86
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score443.56
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score1355.16
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Websiteproducts.office.com/­en-us/­accesswww.mongodb.comwww.oracle.com/­database
Technical documentationmsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspxdocs.mongodb.com/­manualdocs.oracle.com/­en/­database
DeveloperMicrosoftMongoDB, IncOracle
Initial release199220091980
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20194.2.8, June 202019c, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.commercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)no
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
  • MongoDB Atlas: Deploy a fully managed cloud database on-demand and ready for use in minutes. Available on AWS, Azure, and GCP.
  • ScaleGrid for MongoDB: Fully managed hosting for MongoDB database on AWS, Azure and DigitalOcean with high availability and SSH access on the #1 multi-cloud DBaaS.
Implementation languageC++C++C and C++
Server operating systemsWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Data schemeyesschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.yes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columns
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialyes
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.yes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BIyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
proprietary protocol using JSONJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Actionscript infoinofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infoinofficial driver
ColdFusion infoinofficial driver
D infoinofficial driver
Dart infoinofficial driver
Delphi infoinofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infoinofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infoinofficial driver
Lua infoinofficial driver
MatLab infoinofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infoinofficial driver
Prolog infoinofficial driver
Python
R infoinofficial driver
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk infoinofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineJavaScriptPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possible
Triggersyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlyyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infopartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keyshorizontal partitioning infowith the optional Oracle Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno infocan be realized in PL/SQL
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infobut no files for transaction loggingMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationACID infoisolation level can be parameterized
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes infooptionalyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2yes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Access rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Microsoft AccessMongoDBOracle
Specific characteristicsMongoDB is the leading modern, general purpose data platform, designed to unleash...
» more
Oracle Database (commonly referred to as Oracle RDBMS or simply as Oracle) is a multi-model...
» more
Competitive advantagesThe MongoDB Data Platform can be used by developers building OLTP and analytical...
» more
Typical application scenariosInternet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
» more
Key customersADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
» more
Market metrics70 million downloads (growing at more than 30 thousand downloads per day). 15,000+...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsMongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
» more
Oracle Database Cloud Services Customers can choose from a wide range of database...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesCData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

Datadog: Visualize all your MongoDB metrics.
» more

DBHawk: Secure access to SQL, NoSQL and Cloud databases with an all-in-one solution.
» more

Navicat for MongoDB gives you a highly effective GUI interface for MongoDB database management, administration and development.
» more

Studio 3T: The world's favorite IDE for working with MongoDB
» more
General SQL Parser: Instantly adding parsing, decoding, analysis and rewrite SQL processing capability to your products.
» more

Navicat for Oracle improves the efficiency and productivity of Oracle developers and administrators with a streamlined working environment.
» more

DBHawk: Secure access to SQL, NoSQL and Cloud databases with an all-in-one solution.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Microsoft AccessMongoDBOracle
DB-Engines blog posts

MS Access drops in DB-Engines Ranking
2 May 2013, Paul Andlinger

Microsoft SQL Server regained rank 2 in the DB-Engines popularity ranking
3 December 2012, Matthias Gelbmann

New DB-Engines Ranking shows the popularity of database management systems
3 October 2012, Matthias Gelbmann, Paul Andlinger

show all

PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2018
2 January 2019, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

PostgreSQL moves up one rank at the expense of MongoDB
1 September 2016, Paul Andlinger

Oracle is the DBMS of the Year
5 January 2016, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

MySQL is the DBMS of the Year 2019
3 January 2020, Matthias Gelbmann, Paul Andlinger

The struggle for the hegemony in Oracle's database empire
2 May 2017, Paul Andlinger

Architecting eCommerce Platforms for Zero Downtime on Black Friday and Beyond
25 November 2016, Tony Branson (guest author)

show all

Recent citations in the news

Complete 2020 Microsoft Office Mastery Bundle Is Up For A Massive Discount For A Few Days – Avail Now
28 July 2020, Wccftech

Patients With MS Want to Discuss Costs of Care, but Often Do Not
10 July 2020, AJMC.com Managed Markets Network

Medical Research Specialist I job with UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNIVERSITY | 214879
24 July 2020, Times Higher Education (THE)

Epic Report Writer
9 July 2020, Charlotte Agenda

Sourcing Analyst vacancy in Deutsche Bank
16 July 2020, taxscan.in

provided by Google News

Why MongoDB Stock Is Cheaper Than It Looks
5 August 2020, The Motley Fool

Don’t Chase Growth With MongoDB
20 July 2020, Forbes

MongoDB (MDB) Names Harsha Jalihal As Chief People Officer
4 August 2020, Pulse 2.0

Hacking Attacks on Elasticsearch and MongoDB
27 July 2020, Search Engine Journal

MongoDB Improves Query Language
4 August 2020, iProgrammer

provided by Google News

Oracle Autonomous Database Now Available in Customer Datacenters
8 July 2020, PRNewswire

Analysis: Oracle Cloud@Customer brings breakthrough full cloud experience on-premises
13 July 2020, SiliconANGLE

Optimize Your Oracle Database for a Multi-cloud World
7 July 2020, ITPro Today

Best practices for upgrading Amazon RDS for Oracle DB instances from 11.2.0.4 to 19c
23 July 2020, idk.dev

Oracle shakes up blockchain cloud service pricing and backup
24 July 2020, ZDNet

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Coordinator
Harris Health System, Houston, TX

Healthcare Data Analyst I
Inland Empire Health Plans, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Warehouse Manager
Distant Lands Coffee, Renton, WA

Ramp Agent (Warehouse Sorter)
SFO, San Francisco, CA

Visual Basic for Application - MS Access Developer
Sukup Manufacturing, United States

Senior Engineer IAM, Sessions
Auth0, Remote

MongoDB-Lead
Wipro LTD, Snellville, GA

Data Scientist
Source Enterprises, New York, NY

Jr. Web Developer
Rabb Consulting, Remote

Software Engineer
Safari Solutions, South Bend, IN

Oracle Database Administrator (DBA)
C3 Business Solutions, Newport Beach, CA

RRC - Oracle Database Administrator IV
RAILROAD COMMISSION OF TEXAS, Austin, TX

Oracle Database Programmer
Information Analysis, United States

Oracle e-Business Suite (eBS) and Database Engineer
KBR, Dayton, OH

Oracle DBA
Assurant, Woodbury, MN

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database Machine Learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

Datastax Astra logo

Cassandra made easy in the cloud. Build cloud-native applications faster with CQL, REST and GraphQL APIs.
Try for Free.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Present your product here