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DBMS > 4D vs. Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. Axibase vs. TempoIQ

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. Axibase vs. TempoIQ

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB  Xexclude from comparison
TempoIQ seems to be decommissioned. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationScalable analytics DBMS for sensor data, provided as a service (SaaS)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeDocument store
Key-value store
Time Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
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Score2.95
Rank#100  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score0.40
Rank#251  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score77.63
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.28
Rank#273  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storeaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasetempoiq.com (offline)
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbgithub.com/­axibase/­atsd
Developer4D, IncAlibabaAmazonAxibase CorporationTempoIQ
Initial release19842016201220132012
Current releasev18 R5, January 202115585
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyesnoyes
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
hostedhostedLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyes
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92nonoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
HTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
Java
Python
.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonoyesno
Triggersyesnoyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayesyes infoRealtime Alerts
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 nodesMulti-source replicationyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)yesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic single-row operationsACID infoACID across one or more tables within a single AWS account and regionnono
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)simple authentication-based access control

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