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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. TiDB vs. Vertica

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.Columnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performance
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.57
Rank#99  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#231  Overall
#110  Relational DBMS
Score1.82
Rank#121  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Score21.03
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlpingcap.comwww.vertica.com
Technical documentationdoc.4d.comwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmpingcap.com/­docswww.vertica.com/­docs/­10.0.x/­HTML/­Content/­Home.htm
Developer4D, IncAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupPingCAP, Inc.Vertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release1984201620162005
Current releasev18.1, March 20203.0.0, June 2019Vertica 10.0 Software, May 2020
Vertica for SQL on Hadoop 10.0 Software, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono infoAvailable on all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGo, Rust
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
hostedLinuxLinux
Data schemeyesyesyesyes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.yesyesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92yesyesyes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggers
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C
Java
Perl
Python
R
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C++
Java
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesnoyes
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioning (by key range)Sharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash Segmentation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.Master-master replication infoCluster level and Object level replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infowith TiSpark Connectoryes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoop
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno infocurrently only supported in syntaxyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
More information provided by the system vendor
4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDBTiDBVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsTiDB is an open source distributed scalable hybrid transactional and analytical processing...
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Columnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability,...
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Competitive advantagesIn the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Performance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
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Typical application scenariosTiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Communication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersBank of Beijing (Banking) Mobike (Ridesharing) Toutiao (Media) Ele.me (Catering)...
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Abiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Market metricsInfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners 15000+ stars on GitHub...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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Cost-based models and subscription-based models are available
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