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DBMS > Microsoft Access vs. mSQL vs. OrigoDB

System Properties Comparison Microsoft Access vs. mSQL vs. OrigoDB

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NameMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  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.)mSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSA fully ACID in-memory object graph database
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score114.84
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score1.67
Rank#133  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#331  Overall
#46  Document stores
#19  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accesshughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlorigodb.com
Technical documentationdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessorigodb.com/­docs
DeveloperMicrosoftHughes TechnologiesRobert Friberg et al
Initial release199219942009 infounder the name LiveDB
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20194.3, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Officecommercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++CC#
Server operating systemsWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesUser defined using .NET types and collections
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 .NET
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-enginenoyes
Triggersyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-enginenoyes infoDomain Events
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonehorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronized
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnodepending on model
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infobut no files for transaction loggingnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesnoyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyesyes infoWrite ahead log
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 2003noRole based authorization

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