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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Hive vs. VelocityDB

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparison
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 warehousingdata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
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Score2.85
Rank#93  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Score0.42
Rank#215  Overall
#101  Relational DBMS
Score84.22
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#313  Overall
#31  Graph DBMS
#16  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputehive.apache.orgvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationdoc.4d.comwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homevelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
Developer4D, IncAlibabaApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookVelocityDB Inc
Initial release1984201620122011
Current releasev17.0, July 20183.1.2, August 20197.x
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC#
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
hostedAll OS with a Java VMAny that supports .NET
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92SQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
Fluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
.Net
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
JavaC++
Java
PHP
Python
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions infoin Javayes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceno
TriggersyesnonoCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users, groups and rolesBased on Windows Authentication

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