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DBMS > Microsoft Access vs. NSDb vs. SiriDB vs. TimesTen

System Properties Comparison Microsoft Access vs. NSDb vs. SiriDB vs. TimesTen

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NameMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  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.)Scalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of KubernetesOpen Source Time Series DBMSIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score118.14
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#341  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#314  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score2.02
Rank#117  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accessnsdb.iosiridb.netwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessnsdb.io/­Architecturedocs.siridb.netdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperMicrosoftTransceptor TechnologyOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release1992201720171998
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 201911 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoMIT Licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++Java, ScalaC
Server operating systemsWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
macOS
LinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes: int, bigint, decimal, stringyes infoNumeric datayes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesall fields are automatically indexedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardSQL-like query languagenoyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Java
Scala
C
C++
Go
Python
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-enginenonoPL/SQL
Triggersyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-enginenono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infobut no files for transaction loggingnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infobut no files for transaction loggingUsing Apache Luceneyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003simple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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