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NameMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  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.)Analytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score116.94
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score91.61
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accesswww.splunk.com
Technical documentationdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessdocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperMicrosoftSplunk Inc.
Initial release19922003
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Officecommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.yes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes
Triggersyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infobut no files for transaction loggingno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Access rights for users and roles

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