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NameMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  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 systemWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score116.38
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score4.05
Rank#82  Overall
#13  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Score6.64
Rank#59  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Score129.37
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accessorientdb.orgprometheus.iowww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accesswww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.htmlprometheus.io/­docswww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperMicrosoftOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAPDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release1992201020152000
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20193.1.9, February 20213.36.0  (18 June 2021), June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++JavaGoC
Server operating systemsWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsAll OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)Linux
Windows
server-less
Data schemeyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")yesyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data onlyyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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 possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardSQL-like query language, no joinsnoyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
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 APIADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
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
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineJava, Javascriptnono
Triggersyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineHooksnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replicationyes infoby Federationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocould be achieved with distributed queriesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes inforelationship in graphsnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infovia file-system locks
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
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Access rights for users and roles; record level security configurablenono

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