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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Access vs. OpenTSDB vs. OrigoDB vs. PostgreSQL

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NameMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonOpenTSDB  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  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 Time Series DBMS based on HBaseA fully ACID in-memory object graph databaseWidely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score118.45
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score2.30
Rank#118  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#309  Overall
#40  Document stores
#17  Object oriented DBMS
Score542.29
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accessopentsdb.netorigodb.comwww.postgresql.org
Technical documentationdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessopentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.htmlorigodb.com/­docswww.postgresql.org/­docs/­manuals
DeveloperMicrosoftcurrently maintained by Yahoo and other contributorsRobert Friberg et alPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developer
Initial release199220112009 infounder the name LiveDB1989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 201912.4, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoLGPLOpen SourceOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC#C
Server operating systemsWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
Windows
Linux
Windows
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnumeric data for metrics, strings for tagsUser defined using .NET types and collectionsyes
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.nono infocan be achieved using .NETyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardnonoyes infostandard with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP API
Telnet API
.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Erlang
Go
Java
Python
R
Ruby
.Net.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-enginenoyesuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.
Triggersyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-enginenoyes infoDomain Eventsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infobased on HBasehorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronizedpartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor infobased on HBaseSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensions
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infobased on HBaseImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnodepending on modelyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infobut no files for transaction loggingnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyesyes infoWrite ahead logyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003noRole based authorizationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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