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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Access vs. Solr vs. Teradata Aster

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NameMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
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.)A widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache LucenePlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score141.82
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score56.61
Rank#20  Overall
#3  Search engines
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accesslucene.apache.org/­solr
Technical documentationdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accesslucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.html
DeveloperMicrosoftApache Software FoundationTeradata
Initial release199220062005
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20199.0.0, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemsWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsAll OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)Linux
Data schemeyesyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fieldsFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Store
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typingyes
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.yesyes infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardSolr Parallel SQL Interfaceyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineJava pluginsR packages
Triggersyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesyes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnospark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduceyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infobut no files for transaction loggingoptimistic lockingACID
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 2003yesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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