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DBMS > 4D vs. Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. GridDB vs. Riak KV

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. GridDB vs. Riak KV

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeTime Series DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.96
Rank#100  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score0.47
Rank#242  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score1.36
Rank#147  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score6.09
Rank#64  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Websitewww.4d.comwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storegriddb.netriak.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.griddb.net
Developer4D, IncAlibabaToshiba CorporationBasho Technologies
Initial release1984201620132009
Current releasev18 R5, January 20214.6, February 20212.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availableOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageC++Erlang
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
hostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampno
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 indexesyesnoyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92noSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)no
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
HTTP APIProprietary protocolHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
Java
Python
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonoJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersyesnoyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic single-row operationsACID at container levelno
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 based on subaccounts and tokensAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseno
More information provided by the system vendor
4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionAlibaba Cloud Table StoreGridDBRiak KV
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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