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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Access vs. SiriDB vs. Snowflake

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NameMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  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.)Open Source Time Series DBMSCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score116.74
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#325  Overall
#30  Time Series DBMS
Score12.91
Rank#41  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accesssiridb.netwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessdocs.siridb.netdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperMicrosoftTransceptor TechnologySnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release199220172014
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoMIT Licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemsWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinuxhosted
Data schemeyesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoNumeric datayes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardnoyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP APICLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
C
C++
Go
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-enginenouser defined functions
Triggersyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-enginenono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infobut no files for transaction loggingnoACID
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 2003simple rights management via user accountsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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