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DBMS > 4D vs. Amazon CloudSearch vs. Raima Database Manager vs. TimesTen

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Amazon CloudSearch vs. Raima Database Manager vs. TimesTen

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudRDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into an application or used as a database serverIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.78
Rank#110  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Score2.35
Rank#121  Overall
#11  Search engines
Score0.44
Rank#254  Overall
#120  Relational DBMS
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score1.89
Rank#133  Overall
#66  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchraima.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchdocs.raima.comdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
Developer4D, IncAmazonRaima Inc.Oracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release1984201219841998
Current releasev18 R5, January 202115, June 202111 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
hostedAndroid
HP-UX
Integrity RTOS
iOS
Linux
OS X
QNX
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
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.yesno infoExporting/Importing of XML structures possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92noyesyes
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
.Net
C
C++
Objective-C
PL/SQL
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes infobased on the ANSI/ISO SQL Persistent Stored Modules (PSM) specificationPL/SQL
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredhorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes infomanaged transparently by AWSSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
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 groupsauthentication via encrypted signaturesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionAmazon CloudSearchRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_VistaTimesTen
Specific characteristicsRaima Database Manager (RDM) is an embedded time-series database optimized to run...
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Competitive advantagesDecreased time-to-market Industry-standard interfaces & tools for making your job...
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Typical application scenariosTypical use cases include: Internet of Things (IoT) Embedded In-Memory Database Time-Series...
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Key customersInfor, ABB, The Boeing Company, BAE Systems, Dow Jones, Dun & Bradstreet, Fujitsu,...
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Market metricsOver 30 000 applications developers worldwide have field-tested RDM products More...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of Raima Database Manager are flexible, so are the...
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12 July 2022

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8 October 2020

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1 October 2020

Raima Expands Their Reseller Network in Asia
19 May 2020

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