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DBMS > 4D vs. Amazon Redshift vs. NSDb vs. SiriDB

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Amazon Redshift vs. NSDb vs. SiriDB

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsScalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of KubernetesOpen Source Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.95
Rank#100  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score24.37
Rank#32  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#360  Overall
#37  Time Series DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#347  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comaws.amazon.com/­redshiftnsdb.iosiridb.net
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftnsdb.io/­Architecturedocs.siridb.net
Developer4D, IncAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Transceptor Technology
Initial release1984201220172017
Current releasev18 R5, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageCJava, ScalaC
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
hostedLinux
macOS
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes: int, bigint, decimal, stringyes infoNumeric data
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesrestrictedall fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92yes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
JDBC
ODBC
gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
HTTP API
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBCJava
Scala
C
C++
Go
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions infoin Pythonnono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesUsing Apache Luceneyes
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-standardsimple rights management via user accounts

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