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DBMS > Kinetica vs. Microsoft Access vs. Valentina Server

System Properties Comparison Kinetica vs. Microsoft Access vs. Valentina Server

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NameKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonValentina Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsMicrosoft 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.)Object-relational database and reports server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.69
Rank#234  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Score105.40
Rank#11  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#329  Overall
#144  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.kinetica.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accesswww.valentina-db.net
Technical documentationdocs.kinetica.comdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessvalentina-db.com/­docs/­dokuwiki/­v5/­doku.php
DeveloperKineticaMicrosoftParadigma Software
Initial release201219921999
Current release7.1, August 20211902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20195.7.5
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Officecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC, C++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
C
C#
C++
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Visual Basic
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes
Triggersyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.yes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles on table levelno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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