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DBMS > 4D vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. FileMaker vs. Riak KV vs. TimesTen

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. FileMaker vs. Riak KV vs. TimesTen

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Distributed, fault tolerant key-value storeIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.95
Rank#100  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score77.63
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score53.86
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score6.50
Rank#60  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score1.81
Rank#129  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.claris.com/­filemakerriak.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
Developer4D, IncAmazonFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleBasho TechnologiesOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release19842012198320091998
Current releasev18 R5, January 202119.3.1, June 20212.1.0, April 201511 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editioncommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageErlang
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
hostediOS
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesnoyes
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.yesyes infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92noyes infovia pluginsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
RESTful HTTP APIFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
PHPC 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
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyesJavaScript and ErlangPL/SQL
Triggersyesyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnoneSharding infono "single point of failure"none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14selectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)noyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno infolinks between data sets can be storedyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoACID across one or more tables within a single AWS account and regionnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes 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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)simple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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