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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Access vs. Prometheus vs. SiriDB

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NameMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  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.)Open-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring systemOpen Source Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score130.07
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score3.64
Rank#78  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#330  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Websiteproducts.office.com/­en-us/­accessprometheus.iosiridb.net
Technical documentationmsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspxprometheus.io/­docssiridb.net/­documentation
DeveloperMicrosoftTransceptor Technology
Initial release199220152017
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++GoC
Server operating systemsWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyes infoNumeric data
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.no infoImport of XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardnono
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Go
Python
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 nodesnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoby Federationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infobut no files for transaction loggingnono
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003nosimple rights management via user accounts

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