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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. Badger vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. TiDB

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonBadger  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumAn embeddable, persistent, simple and fast Key-Value Store, written purely in Go.DataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.TiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeWide column storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.56
Rank#97  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#227  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#291  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Score8.09
Rank#46  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score1.56
Rank#125  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlgithub.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerwww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisepingcap.com
Technical documentationdoc.4d.comwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmgodoc.org/­github.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerdocs.datastax.compingcap.com/­docs
Developer4D, IncAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupDGraph LabsDataStaxPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release19842016201720112016
Current releasev17.0, July 20186.7, December 20183.0.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJavaGo, Rust
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
hostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyesyes
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.yesyesnonono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92yesnoSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyes
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C
Java
Perl
Python
R
GoC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesnonono
Triggersyesyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneSharding infono "single point of failure"horizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnonono infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nononoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess rights for users can be defined per objectUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDBBadgerDatastax EnterpriseTiDB
Specific characteristics100% continuous availability, real-time, distributed, massive scale data management...
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TiDB is an open source distributed scalable hybrid transactional and analytical processing...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Contextual: complete data layer...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must serve contextual information and be always-on, distributed,...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald’s, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Bank of Beijing (Banking) Mobike (Ridesharing) Toutiao (Media) Ele.me (Catering)...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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InfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners 15000+ stars on GitHub...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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