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DBMS > BaseX vs. Microsoft Access vs. Titan

System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. Microsoft Access vs. Titan

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonTitan  Xexclude from comparison
Titan has been decommisioned after the takeover by Datastax. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking. A fork has been open-sourced as JanusGraph.
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.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.)Titan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
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Score1.66
Rank#153  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score135.03
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitebasex.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accesstitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessgithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperBaseX GmbHMicrosoftAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release200719922012
Current release10.3, October 20221902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardno
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes
Triggersyes infovia eventsyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneyes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writerACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcast
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003User authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server

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