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DBMS > 4D vs. Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Altibase vs. Datastax Enterprise

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Altibase vs. Datastax Enterprise

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  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 RDBMSDataStax 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.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
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Score2.74
Rank#119  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Score0.33
Rank#318  Overall
#143  Relational DBMS
Score1.53
Rank#172  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Score8.20
Rank#55  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Websitewww.4d.comwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbaltibase.comwww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprise
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualsdocs.datastax.com
Developer4D, IncAlibabaAltibaseDataStax
Initial release198419992011
Current releasev18 R5, January 2021v7.1.0.5.3, March 20216.8, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infosince February 2018commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
hostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
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.yesyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92yesANSI SQL-92SQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQL
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
Java
Python
C
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesstored procedures and stored functionsno
Triggersyesyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computing
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
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 can be defined per object
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBAltibaseDatastax Enterprise
Specific characteristicsApsaraDB for PolarDB is a cloud-native relational database 100% compatible with MySQL...
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DataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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Competitive advantagesWebinar: Top Scientists Live: Tech Secrets to Double 11's Success Revealed. White...
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Supporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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Typical application scenariosCreating a Robust Cloud-Based Database for Fintech, E-Commerce and Gaming. Learn...
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Applications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSpecification and pricing. You can use either of the following billing methods to...
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