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NameMicrosoft Access  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.)Scalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score130.07
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#342  Overall
#32  Graph DBMS
Websiteproducts.office.com/­en-us/­accessterminusdb.com
Technical documentationmsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspxterminusdb.com/­docs
DeveloperMicrosoftDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release19922018
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20191.0, 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++Prolog, Rust
Server operating systemsWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsDAO
OLE DB
ADO.NET
ODBC
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes
Triggersyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes infoin-memory journaling
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Role-based access control

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