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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Access vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  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.)MultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score117.23
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score4.17
Rank#81  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accesswww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accesswww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperMicrosoftRocket Software
Initial release19921985
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Officecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemsWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptional
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Java API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes
Triggersyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACID infoconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Access rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based

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