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DBMS > 4D vs. Aerospike vs. STSdb vs. TigerGraph

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Aerospike vs. STSdb vs. TigerGraph

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing methodA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.78
Rank#102  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score5.13
Rank#72  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Score0.14
Rank#300  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
Score1.99
Rank#120  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.aerospike.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4www.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comwww.aerospike.com/­docsdocs.tigergraph.com
Social network pagesFacebookLinkedInTwitter
Developer4D, IncAerospikeSTS Soft SC
Initial release1984201220112017
Current releasev18 R5, January 20215.6.0.3, May 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCC#C++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
LinuxWindowsLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)yes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92nonoSQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
JDBC
Proprietary protocol
.NET Client APIGSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions infowith Luanoyes
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic execution of operationsnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlynoRole-based access control
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionAerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafSTSdbTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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TigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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Four out of the top five global banks use TigerGraph for real-time fraud detection....
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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ANALYST RESEARCH Nov 2020: TigerGraph Named A Leader For Graph Data Platforms - TigerGraph...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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Try TigerGraph for Free in the Cloud or On Prem https://www.tigergraph.com/get-tigergraph/...
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