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DBMS > 4D vs. Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Cachelot.io vs. TigerGraph

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Cachelot.io vs. TigerGraph

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonCachelot.io  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  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.In-memory caching systemA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeGraph DBMS
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Score2.74
Rank#119  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Score0.33
Rank#318  Overall
#143  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#389  Overall
#63  Key-value stores
Score2.16
Rank#137  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbcachelot.iowww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.tigergraph.com
Developer4D, IncAlibaba
Initial release198420152017
Current releasev18 R5, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoSimplified BSD Licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
hostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92yesnoSQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
JDBC
ODBC
Memcached protocolGSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
Java
Python
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesnoyes
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoRole-based access control
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBCachelot.ioTigerGraph
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