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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Access vs. OrientDB vs. Prometheus

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NameMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  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.)Multi-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)Open-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring system
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score119.24
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score4.64
Rank#80  Overall
#13  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Score6.52
Rank#63  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accessorientdb.orgprometheus.io
Technical documentationdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accesswww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.htmlprometheus.io/­docs
DeveloperMicrosoftOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAP
Initial release199220102015
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20193.1.9, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++JavaGo
Server operating systemsWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsAll OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data only
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 infoImport of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardSQL-like query language, no joinsno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineJava, Javascriptno
Triggersyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineHooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replicationyes infoby Federation
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocould be achieved with distributed queriesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes inforelationship in graphsno
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 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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Access rights for users and roles; record level security configurableno

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