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DBMS > Microsoft Access vs. Qdrant vs. SpaceTime

System Properties Comparison Microsoft Access vs. Qdrant vs. SpaceTime

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NameMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonQdrant  Xexclude from comparisonSpaceTime  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.)A high-performance vector database with neural network or semantic-based matchingSpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSVector DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score105.40
Rank#11  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score1.23
Rank#171  Overall
#6  Vector DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#396  Overall
#8  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accessgithub.com/­qdrant/­qdrant
qdrant.tech
www.mireo.com/­spacetime
Technical documentationdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessqdrant.tech/­documentation
DeveloperMicrosoftQdrantMireo
Initial release199220212020
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++RustC++
Server operating systemsWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsDocker
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumbers, Strings, Geo, Booleanyes
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 indexesyesyes infoKeywords, numberic ranges, geo, full-textno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardnoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
gRPC
OpenAPI 3.0
RESTful HTTP/JSON API infoOpenAPI 3.0
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust
C#
C++
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Triggersyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingFixed-grid hypercubes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneCollection-level replicationReal-time block device replication (DRBD)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency, tunable consistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infobut no files for transaction loggingno
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Key-based authenticationyes

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