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DBMS > 4D vs. Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Altibase vs. AnzoGraph DB

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Altibase vs. AnzoGraph DB

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonAnzoGraph DB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.An enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSScalable graph database built for online analytics and data harmonization with MPP scaling, high-performance analytical algorithms and reasoning, and virtualization
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
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Score2.66
Rank#118  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Score0.33
Rank#299  Overall
#138  Relational DBMS
Score1.41
Rank#173  Overall
#85  Relational DBMS
Score0.28
Rank#311  Overall
#31  Graph DBMS
#15  RDF stores
Websitewww.4d.comwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbaltibase.comwww.cambridgesemantics.com/­anzograph
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualsdocs.cambridgesemantics.com/­anzograph/­userdoc/­home.htm
Developer4D, IncAlibabaAltibaseCambridge Semantics
Initial release198419992018
Current releasev18 R5, January 2021v7.1.0.5.3, March 20212.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infosince February 2018commercial infofree trial version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
hostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyesSchema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.yesyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92yesANSI SQL-92SPARQL and SPARQL* as primary query language. Cypher preview.
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Apache Mule
gRPC
JDBC
Kafka
OData access for BI tools
OpenCypher
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
Java
Python
C
C++
Java
C++
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesstored procedures and stored functionsuser defined functions and aggregates
Triggersyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesMulti-source replication in MPP-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoKerberos/HDFS data loading
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in MPP-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesno infonot needed in graphs
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.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBAltibaseAnzoGraph DB
Specific characteristicsApsaraDB for PolarDB is a cloud-native relational database 100% compatible with MySQL...
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