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DBMS > Microsoft Access vs. OpenEdge vs. Riak KV vs. Sadas Engine

System Properties Comparison Microsoft Access vs. OpenEdge vs. Riak KV vs. Sadas Engine

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NameMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  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.)Application development environment with integrated database management systemDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score116.38
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score5.33
Rank#70  Overall
#39  Relational DBMS
Score5.88
Rank#63  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#146  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accesswww.progress.com/­openedgeriak.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.sadasengine.com
Technical documentationdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessdocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latestwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-db
DeveloperMicrosoftProgress Software CorporationBasho TechnologiesSADAS s.r.l.
Initial release1992198420092006
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019OpenEdge 12.2, March 20202.1.0, April 20158.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editioncommercial infofree trial version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++ErlangC++
Server operating systemsWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
AIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardyes infoclose to SQL 92noyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language)C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyesJavaScript and Erlangno
Triggersyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4Sharding infono "single point of failure"horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno infolinks between data sets can be storedyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes 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.noyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Users and groupsnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard

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