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System Properties Comparison AgensGraph vs. AlaSQL vs. Microsoft Access vs. RavenDB vs. SWC-DB

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NameAgensGraph  Xexclude from comparisonAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMulti-model database supporting relational and graph data models and built upon PostgreSQLJavaScript DBMS libraryMicrosoft 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.)Open Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Document store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument storeWide column store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.08
Rank#312  Overall
#30  Graph DBMS
#140  Relational DBMS
Score0.55
Rank#235  Overall
#37  Document stores
#112  Relational DBMS
Score128.95
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score3.25
Rank#96  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score0.09
Rank#309  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitebitnine.netalasql.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accessravendb.netgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationbitnine.net/­documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperBitnine Global Inc.Andrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffMicrosoftHibernating RhinosAlex Kashirin
Initial release20162014199220102020
Current release2.1, December 20181902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20195.3, November 20210.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCJavaScriptC++C#C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Linux
Data schemedepending on used data modelschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesno
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardSQL-like query language (RQL)SQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsCypher Query Language
JDBC
JavaScript APIADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC
Java
JavaScript
Python
JavaScriptC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyesno
Triggersnoyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesno, but can be realized using table inheritancenonenoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnonenoneMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyes 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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnono infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Access control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
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AgensGraphAlaSQLMicrosoft AccessRavenDBSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database
Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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