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DBMS > Microsoft Access vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. Yandex Database (YDB)

System Properties Comparison Microsoft Access vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. Yandex Database (YDB)

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NameMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparisonYandex Database (YDB)  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.)Low-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structuresA distributed fault-tolerant database service, with high availability, scalability, immediate consistency and ACID transactions and providing an Amazon DynamoDB compatible API
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score138.17
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score3.46
Rank#100  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Score0.71
Rank#237  Overall
#37  Document stores
#113  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accesswww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.htmlcloud.yandex.com/­en/­services/­ydb
github.com/­ydb-platform/­ydb
ydb.tech
Technical documentationdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accesscloud.yandex.com/­en/­docs/­managed-ydb
ydb.tech/­en/­docs
DeveloperMicrosoftSybase, SAPYandex
Initial release199219932019
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0; commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardyesSQL-like query language (YQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Delphi
Perl
PHP
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyesno
Triggersyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
Active-passive shard replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACIDACID
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.no infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configuredno
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights defined for Yandex Cloud users

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