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System Properties Comparison GRAKN.AI vs. Microsoft Access

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NameGRAKN.AI  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGrakn is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.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.)
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.11
Rank#269  Overall
#25  Graph DBMS
#124  Relational DBMS
Score144.65
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitegrakn.aiproducts.office.com/­en-us/­access
Technical documentationdev.grakn.ai/­docsmsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspx
DeveloperGrakn Labs LtdMicrosoft
Initial release20161992
Current release1.4.3, December 20181902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availablecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
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
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsJava API
Proprietary protocol infoGraql
RESTful HTTP API
DAO
OLE DB
ADO.NET
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAll JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Cassandranone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication infoby using Cassandranone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeperno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoon in-memory graph
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 datayesyes
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 controlyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progressno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003
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GRAKN.AIMicrosoft Access
Specific characteristicsGRAKN.AI makes working with complex data easy by providing: An ontology as a flexible...
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Competitive advantagesExpressive data model: Grakn allows you to model the real world. Logical integrity...
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Typical application scenariosSemantic Search: GRAKN.AI allows you to accurately understanding of a query's intent...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source (GPLv3) and Commercial. The commercial license will be priced based cluster...
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