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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Access vs. ScyllaDB vs. SiteWhere vs. SpaceTime

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NameMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparisonSiteWhere  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.)Cassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column storeM2M integration platform for persisting/querying time series dataSpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
Time Series DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score128.95
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score3.91
Rank#85  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#6  Wide column stores
Score0.02
Rank#337  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#5  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accesswww.scylladb.comsitewhere.iowww.mireo.hr/­spacetime
Technical documentationdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessdocs.scylladb.comsitewhere.io/­docs/­2.1.0
DeveloperMicrosoftScyllaDBSiteWhereMireo
Initial release1992201520102020
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019Scylla Open Source 4.5, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availableOpen Source infoCommon Public Attribution License Version 1.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C++JavaC++
Server operating systemsWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freepredefined schemeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infocluster global secondary indicesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)noA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
HTTP RESTRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
C#
C++
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes, Luano
Triggersyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-enginenono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infobased on HBaseFixed-grid hypercubes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleselectable replication factor infobased on HBaseReal-time block device replication (DRBD)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infobut no files for transaction loggingno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoin-memory tablesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Access rights for users can be defined per objectUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptyes
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Microsoft AccessScyllaDBSiteWhereSpaceTime
Specific characteristicsScylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesHighly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosAdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
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Key customersComcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsScylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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