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DBMS > 4D vs. Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Atos Standard Common Repository vs. GeoMesa vs. Google BigQuery

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Atos Standard Common Repository vs. GeoMesa vs. Google BigQuery

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonAtos Standard Common Repository  Xexclude from comparisonGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparison
This system has been discontinued and will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingHighly scalable database system, designed for managing session and subscriber data in modern mobile communication networksGeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.Large scale data warehouse service with append-only tables
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesDocument store
Key-value store
Spatial DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.96
Rank#100  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score0.77
Rank#196  Overall
#94  Relational DBMS
Score0.80
Rank#192  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Score45.62
Rank#24  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputeatos.net/en/convergence-creators/portfolio/standard-common-repositorywww.geomesa.orgcloud.google.com/­bigquery
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmlcloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docs
Developer4D, IncAlibabaAtos Convergence CreatorsCCRi and othersGoogle
Initial release19842016201620142010
Current releasev18 R5, January 202117033.1.1, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonoyes
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Implementation languageJavaScala
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
hostedLinuxhosted
Data schemeyesyesSchema and schema-less with LDAP viewsyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptionalyesyes
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.yesnoyesnono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92SQL-like query languagenonoyes
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
Fluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
LDAPRESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
JavaAll languages with LDAP bindings.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions infoin Javanonouser defined functions infoin JavaScript
Triggersyesnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infocell divisiondepending on storage layernone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesdepending on storage layer
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationdepending on storage layerImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoAtomic execution of specific operationsnono infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying data
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyesdepending on storage layerno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsAccess rights for users and rolesLDAP bind authenticationyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storageAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) on dataset, table or view level infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)

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