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System Properties Comparison GridGain vs. Microsoft Access vs. RethinkDB

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NameGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteMicrosoft 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.)DBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.66
Rank#122  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
#59  Relational DBMS
Score128.58
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score3.76
Rank#77  Overall
#13  Document stores
Websitewww.gridgain.comproducts.office.com/­en-us/­accessrethinkdb.com
Technical documentationwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestmsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspxrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperGridGain Systems, Inc.MicrosoftThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017
Initial release200719922009
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.11902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20192.4.0, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometry
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardno
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)yes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineClient-side triggers through changefeeds
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding inforange based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)noneMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)noyes
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 loggingAtomic single-document operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCC based
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003yes infousers and table-level permissions

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