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System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. Microsoft Access vs. Microsoft Azure Search

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSMicrosoft 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.)Search-as-a-service for web and mobile app development
Primary database modelGraph DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.58
Rank#138  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score125.99
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score7.15
Rank#57  Overall
#7  Search engines
Websitedgraph.iowww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accessazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­search
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docsdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­search
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.MicrosoftMicrosoft
Initial release201619922015
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019V1
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoBundled with Microsoft Officecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLshosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 SQLnoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardno
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
C#
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Triggersnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via Raftnoneyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infobut no files for transaction loggingno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003yes infousing Azure authentication
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DgraphMicrosoft AccessMicrosoft Azure Search
Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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