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NameMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  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.)Embeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score128.95
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score3.70
Rank#88  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accessrocksdb.org
Technical documentationdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperMicrosoftFacebook, Inc.
Initial release19922013
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20196.27.3, December 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoBSD
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 DLLs
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
C++
Java
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 nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infobut no files for transaction loggingyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003no

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