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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Access vs. openGauss vs. Oracle Rdb

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NameMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonopenGauss  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  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.)An enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with high-performance, high-availability and high-performance originally developed by Huawei
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score100.63
Rank#11  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score1.04
Rank#179  Overall
#82  Relational DBMS
Score1.04
Rank#182  Overall
#83  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accessgitee.com/­opengauss
opengauss.org
www.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­rdb.html
Technical documentationdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessdocs.opengauss.org/­en
gitee.com/­opengauss/­docs
www.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­rdb-doc.html
DeveloperMicrosoftHuawei and openGauss communityOracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)
Initial release199220191984
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20193.0, March 20227.4.1.1, 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C, C++, Java
Server operating systemsWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinuxHP Open VMS
Data schemeyesyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardANSI SQL 2011yes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
C
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes
Triggersyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACIDyes, on a single node
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Access rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard

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