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DBMS > Machbase vs. Microsoft Access vs. Neo4j

System Properties Comparison Machbase vs. Microsoft Access vs. Neo4j

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NameMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTimeSeries DBMS for AIoT and BigDataMicrosoft 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.)Scalable, ACID-compliant graph database designed with a high-performance distributed cluster architecture, available in self-hosted and cloud offerings
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.19
Rank#327  Overall
#30  Time Series DBMS
Score135.03
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score57.30
Rank#20  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.machbase.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accessneo4j.com
Technical documentationmachbase.atlassian.net/­wiki/­spaces/­MAN/­overviewdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessneo4j.com/­docs
DeveloperMachbaseMicrosoftNeo4j, Inc.
Initial release201319922007
Current releaseV6.5, August 20211902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20195.2, November 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree test version availablecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC++Java, Scala
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free and schema-optional
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 infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Lucene
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functions
Triggersnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes infovia event handler
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneyes using Neo4j Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentnoyes 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 infovolatile and lookup table
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple password-based access controlno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Users, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)
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Machbase infoFormer name was InfinifluxMicrosoft AccessNeo4j
Specific characteristicsNeo4j delivers graph technology that has been battle tested for performance and scale...
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Competitive advantagesNeo4j is the market leader, graph database category creator, and the most widely...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Key customersOver 800 commercial customers and over 4300 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Market metricsNeo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than 140 million...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGPL v3 license that can be used all the places where you might use MySQL. Neo4j Commercial...
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