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System Properties Comparison eXtremeDB vs. Microsoft Access

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NameeXtremeDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNatively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clusteringMicrosoft 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 modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
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Score0.41
Rank#212  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score141.01
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.mcobject.com/­extremedbfamilyproducts.office.com/­en-us/­access
Technical documentationwww.mcobject.com/­docs/­eXtremeDB.htmmsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspx
DeveloperMcObjectMicrosoft
Initial release20011992
Current release8.0, May 20181902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
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.no infosupport of XML interfaces available
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith the option: eXtremeSQLyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
proprietary protocol
DAO
OLE DB
ADO.NET
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
Lua
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersyes infoby defining eventsyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning / shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication infoby means of eXtremeDB Cluster option
Master-slave replication infoby means of eXtremeDB High Availability option
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies availableyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes 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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003
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eXtremeDBMicrosoft Access
Specific characteristicseXtremeDB is an in-memory and/or persistent database system that offers an ultra-small...
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Competitive advantageseXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
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Typical application scenariosIoT application across all markets: Industrial Control, Netcom, Telecom, Defense,...
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Key customersSchneider Electronics, F5 Networks, TNS, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, GoPro, ViaSat,...
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Market metricsWith hundreds of customers and over 28 million devices/applications using the product...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFor server use cases, there is a simple per-server license irrespective of the number...
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