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DBMS > 4D vs. AlaSQL vs. Cloudflare Workers KV vs. Trafodion

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. AlaSQL vs. Cloudflare Workers KV vs. Trafodion

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonCloudflare Workers KV  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemJavaScript DBMS libraryA global, low-latency, key-value store for applications on Cloudflare with exceptionally high read volumes and low-latency.Transactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMS
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Score2.95
Rank#100  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#226  Overall
#35  Document stores
#110  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#312  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Score0.45
Rank#243  Overall
#115  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comalasql.orgwww.cloudflare.com/­products/­workers-kvtrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldevelopers.cloudflare.com/­workers/­runtime-apis/­kvtrafodion.apache.org
Developer4D, IncAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffCloudflareApache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release1984201420182014
Current releasev18 R5, January 20212.3.0, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++, Java
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonoyes
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92Close to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noyes
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
JavaScript APIHTTP REST
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
JavaScriptC
C++
Dart
JavaScript
Kotlin
Python
Rust
Scala
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonoJava Stored Procedures
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnoneyesyes, via HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infovia user defined functions and HBase
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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