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DBMS > c-treeACE vs. c-treeEDGE vs. Microsoft Access

System Properties Comparison c-treeACE vs. c-treeEDGE vs. Microsoft Access

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Namec-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonc-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh speed key-value store, desgined for high availability, mission critical applications with automatic recovery and immediately consistent transaction support.Database built for IoT edge computing, which runs natively on ARM or x86 processors and on major IoT operating systems.Microsoft 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.)
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.64
Rank#210  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
#102  Relational DBMS
Score0.38
Rank#252  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
#117  Relational DBMS
Score118.25
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­products/­c-treeacewww.faircom.com/­products/­c-treeedge-iot-databasewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­access
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorylearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­access
DeveloperFairCom CorporationFairCom CorporationMicrosoft
Initial release197919791992
Current releaseV11.5, November 2017V1, Juni 20181902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageANSI C, C++ANSI C, C++C++
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Android
Linux
Raspbian
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)Flexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesyes infoANSI SQL queriesyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersyesyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLyes infowhen using SQLyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobut no files for transaction logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.Fine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.no infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003
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c-treeACEc-treeEDGEMicrosoft Access
Specific characteristicsSpeed, reliability and consistency are the reasons businesses choose FairCom™s c-treeACE...
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The c-treeEDGE IoT Database is a fast, flexible solution with a robust architecture...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features High-speed transaction processing Immediately consistent, ACID-compliant,...
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Top Features Micro footprint: As low as 37 MB IoT communication interfaces : MQTT,...
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Typical application scenariosc-treeACE speed, reliability, and flexibility are direct reasons this technology...
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c-treeEDGE can be deployed at or near the data collection point (sensors) and used...
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Key customersVISA, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of c-treeACE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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