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DBMS > 4D vs. Altibase vs. Atos Standard Common Repository vs. Drizzle vs. Kdb+

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Altibase vs. Atos Standard Common Repository vs. Drizzle vs. Kdb+

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonAtos Standard Common Repository  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparison
This system has been discontinued and will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSHighly scalable database system, designed for managing session and subscriber data in modern mobile communication networksMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.High performance Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.96
Rank#100  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score1.03
Rank#173  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Score8.77
Rank#53  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comaltibase.comatos.net/en/convergence-creators/portfolio/standard-common-repositorykx.com
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualscode.kx.com
Developer4D, IncAltibaseAtos Convergence CreatorsDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plc
Initial release19841999201620082000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 2003
Current releasev18 R5, January 2021v7.1.0.5.3, March 202117037.2.4, September 20123.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infosince February 2018commercialOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercial infofree 32-bit version
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC++q
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesSchema and schema-less with LDAP viewsyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptionalyesyes
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.yesnoyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92ANSI SQL-92noyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query language (q)
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
LDAPJDBCHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C
C++
Java
All languages with LDAP bindingsC
C++
Java
PHP
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesstored procedures and stored functionsnonouser defined functions
Triggersyesyesyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infowith views
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infocell divisionShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processing
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDAtomic execution of specific operationsACIDno
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.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardLDAP bind authenticationPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPrights management via user accounts
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionAltibaseAtos Standard Common RepositoryDrizzleKdb+
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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