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DBMS > 4D vs. Altibase vs. Drizzle vs. TinkerGraph

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Altibase vs. Drizzle vs. TinkerGraph

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
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 RDBMSMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.A lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
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Score2.89
Rank#107  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score0.95
Rank#180  Overall
#88  Relational DBMS
Score0.19
Rank#289  Overall
#23  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comaltibase.comtinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manuals
Developer4D, IncAltibaseDrizzle project, originally started by Brian Aker
Initial release1984199920082009
Current releasev18 R5, January 2021v7.1.0.5.3, March 20217.2.4, September 2012
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C++Java
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92ANSI SQL-92yes infowith proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBCTinkerPop 3
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C
C++
Java
C
C++
Java
PHP
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesstored procedures and stored functionsnono
Triggersyesyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPno

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