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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Access vs. SiriDB vs. TerminusDB

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NameMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMicrosoft 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.)Open Source Time Series DBMSScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score117.23
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#319  Overall
#30  Time Series DBMS
Score0.12
Rank#297  Overall
#27  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accesssiridb.netterminusdb.com
Technical documentationdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessdocs.siridb.netterminusdb.com/­docs
DeveloperMicrosoftTransceptor TechnologyDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release199220172018
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20191.1.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++CProlog, Rust
Server operating systemsWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinuxLinux
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoNumeric datayes
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
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardnoSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP APIOWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
C
C++
Go
Python
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-enginenoyes
Triggersyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-enginenoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infobut no files for transaction loggingnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyesyes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003simple rights management via user accountsRole-based access control

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