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NameMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  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.)Distributed, high-performance timeseries database
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
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Score144.65
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score0.12
Rank#266  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Websiteproducts.office.com/­en-us/­accesswww.quasardb.net
Technical documentationmsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspxdoc.quasardb.net
DeveloperMicrosoftquasardb
Initial release19922009
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20193.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Officecommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licenses
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infointeger and binary
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
Secondary indexesyesyes infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsDAO
OLE DB
ADO.NET
ODBC
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
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 nodesnoneSharding infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-slave replication with selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes infoby using LevelDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Cryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail
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Specific characteristicsHigh-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCommunity edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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