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DBMS > H2GIS vs. Microsoft Access vs. Rockset vs. TinkerGraph

System Properties Comparison H2GIS vs. Microsoft Access vs. Rockset vs. TinkerGraph

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NameH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpatial extension of H2Microsoft 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.)A scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.17
Rank#293  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score116.38
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score0.63
Rank#221  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score0.16
Rank#295  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.h2gis.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accessrockset.comtinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homedeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessdocs.rockset.com
DeveloperCNRSMicrosoftRockset
Initial release2013199220192009
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoLGPL 3.0commercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++Java
Server operating systemsWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLshosted
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesdynamic typingyes
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 infoingestion from XML files supportedno
Secondary indexesyesyesall fields are automatically indexedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP RESTTinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesJavaC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infobased on H2yes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-enginenono
Triggersyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-enginenono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneAutomatic shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infobased on H2noneyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infobut no files for transaction loggingnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyesoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infobased on H2no infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Access rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consoleno

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