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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Access vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. QuestDB

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NameMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  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.)Key-value store based on Berkeley DB Java EditionA high performance, low latency Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score128.06
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score3.91
Rank#74  Overall
#13  Key-value stores
Score0.18
Rank#261  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Websiteproducts.office.com/­en-us/­accesswww.oracle.com/­database/­nosql/­index.htmlwww.questdb.io
Technical documentationmsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspxdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­NOSQL/­index.htmlwww.questdb.io/­docs/­docstructure
DeveloperMicrosoftOracleQuestDB Limited
Initial release199220112014
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 201919.5, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoApache V2 for Community Edition, proprietary license for Enterprise EditionOpen Source infoAGPL 3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++JavaJava
Server operating systemsWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesoptional, scheme definition possible with AVRO or in 'table-style'yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptionalyes
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
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
RESTful HTTP APIHTTP REST
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-enginenono
Triggersyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-enginenono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneElectable Master-Slave per shardnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infobut no files for transaction loggingconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)ACID for single-table writes
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.yes infooff heap cacheno
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Access rights for users and roles
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Competitive advantagesData can be modeled as relational-database-style tables, JSON documents, RDF Triples...
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Key customersLarge credit card company Airbus NTT Docomo Global rewards company
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Market metricsOracle NoSQL Database is used by hundreds of companies around the world. Oracle NoSQL...
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