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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. Derby vs. eXtremeDB vs. SAP HANA

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  Xexclude from comparisoneXtremeDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP HANA  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Natively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clusteringIn-memory, column based data store. Available as appliance or cloud service
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score2.74
Rank#108  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score0.53
Rank#226  Overall
#109  Relational DBMS
Score6.15
Rank#62  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score0.54
Rank#224  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
#13  Time Series DBMS
Score54.24
Rank#19  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqldb.apache.org/­derbywww.mcobject.com/­extremedbfamilywww.sap.com/­products/­hana.html
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmlwww.mcobject.com/­docs/­eXtremeDB.htmhelp.sap.com/­hana
Developer4D, IncAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupApache Software FoundationMcObjectSAP
Initial release19842016199720012010
Current releasev18.1, March 202010.15.2.0, March 20208.1, November 20192.0 SPS04 (April 5, 2019), April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono infoalso available as a cloud based service
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
hostedAll OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Appliance or cloud-service
Data schemeyesyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.yesyesyesno infosupport of XML interfaces availableno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92yesyesyes infowith the option: eXtremeSQLyes
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C
Java
Perl
Python
R
Java.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
Lua
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesJava Stored ProceduresyesSQLScript, R
Triggersyesyesyesyes infoby defining eventsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenonehorizontal partitioning / shardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replicationActive Replication Fabric™ for IoT
Multi-source replication infoby means of eXtremeDB Cluster option
Source-replica replication infoby means of eXtremeDB High Availability option
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies availableyes
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.nonoyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDBDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDBeXtremeDBSAP HANA
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Competitive advantageseXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
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Typical application scenariosIoT application across all markets: Industrial Control, Netcom, Telecom, Defense,...
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Key customersSchneider Electronics, F5 Networks, TNS, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, GoPro, ViaSat,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFor server use cases, there is a simple per-server license irrespective of the number...
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