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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. SQream DB

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonSQream DB  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 accessHawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.a GPU-based, columnar RDBMS for big data analytics workloads
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.79
Rank#109  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score0.33
Rank#272  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score0.02
Rank#346  Overall
#30  Time Series DBMS
Score0.55
Rank#228  Overall
#109  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.hawkular.orgsqream.com
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidedocs.sqream.com
Developer4D, IncAlibabaCommunity supported by Red HatSQream Technologies
Initial release1984201620142014
Current releasev18 R5, January 20212021.2, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC++, CUDA, Haskell, Java, Scala
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Types
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 indexesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92nonoyes
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
HTTP APIHTTP REST.Net
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
Java
Python
Go
Java
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonouser defined functions in Python
Triggersyesnoyes infovia Hawkular Alertingno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infobased on Cassandrahorizontal and vertical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandranone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic single-row operationsnoACID
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensno
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionAlibaba Cloud Table StoreHawkular MetricsSQream DB
Specific characteristicsDue to exponentially growing data, organizations today are facing slowdowns, with...
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Competitive advantagesMuch faster time to insight Analyze significantly more data Achieve previously unobtainable...
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