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System Properties Comparison Ehcache vs. Microsoft Access vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Stardog vs. TinkerGraph

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NameEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsMicrosoft 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.)Microsofts relational DBMSEnterprise Knowledge Graph platform and graph DBMS with high availability, high performance reasoning, and virtualizationA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Graph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score7.61
Rank#52  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score117.23
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score1037.64
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score1.46
Rank#143  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Score0.19
Rank#282  Overall
#23  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.ehcache.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accesswww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.stardog.comtinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverwww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGMicrosoftMicrosoftStardog-Union
Initial release20091992198920102009
Current release3.8.1, September 20191902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019SQL Server 2019, November 20197.3.0, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Officecommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/studentsOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++JavaJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.noyesno infoImport/export of XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatialno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardyesYes, compatible with all major SQL variants through dedicated BI/SQL Serverno
APIs and other access methodsJCacheADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesJavaC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javauser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Javano
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyesyes infovia event handlersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Terracotta Servernonetables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta Servernoneyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionMulti-source replication in HA-Clusternone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in HA-Clusternone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyes inforelationships in graphsyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourceACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyesyesoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnono infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesno
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EhcacheMicrosoft AccessMicrosoft SQL ServerStardogTinkerGraph
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Key customersBosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsStardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsA fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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