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DBMS > 4D vs. Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. SiriDB

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. SiriDB

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  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 warehousingRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsOpen Source Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
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Score2.56
Rank#118  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Score0.48
Rank#265  Overall
#121  Relational DBMS
Score5.40
Rank#76  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Score0.19
Rank#330  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlsiridb.com
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.siridb.com
Developer4D, IncAlibabaSAP infoformerly SybaseCesbit
Initial release1984201619922017
Current releasev18 R5, January 202117, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
hostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infoNumeric data
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.yesnoyesno
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92SQL-like query languageyesno
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
Fluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
JavaC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Go
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions infoin Javayes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlno
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDno
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.nonoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accounts

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