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DBMS > 4D vs. AnzoGraph DB vs. CouchDB vs. LeanXcale

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. AnzoGraph DB vs. CouchDB vs. LeanXcale

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonAnzoGraph DB  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemScalable graph database built for online analytics and data harmonization with MPP scaling, high-performance analytical algorithms and reasoning, and virtualizationA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.A highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilities
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Document storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.89
Rank#107  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score0.16
Rank#297  Overall
#25  Graph DBMS
#13  RDF stores
Score16.97
Rank#41  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score0.18
Rank#292  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#136  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.cambridgesemantics.com/­anzographcouchdb.apache.orgwww.leanxcale.com
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comdocs.cambridgesemantics.com/­anzograph/­userdoc/­home.htmdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stable
Developer4D, IncCambridge SemanticsApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerLeanXcale
Initial release1984201820052015
Current releasev18 R5, January 20212.3, January 20213.2.2, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree trial version availableOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageErlang
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
LinuxAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesSchema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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 indexesyesnoyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92SPARQL and SPARQL* as primary query language. Cypher preview.noyes infothrough Apache Derby
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
Apache Mule
gRPC
JDBC
Kafka
OData access for BI tools
OpenCypher
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C++
Java
Python
C
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
C
Java
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions and aggregatesView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneAutomatic shardingSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication in MPP-ClusterMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoKerberos/HDFS data loadingyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in MPP-ClusterEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infonot needed in graphsnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users can be defined per database
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionAnzoGraph DBCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"LeanXcale
Specific characteristicsFull ACID and full SQL operational database with analytical queries over operational...
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Competitive advantagesLinear scalability upto 100s of nodes (tested with 100 nodes and TPC-C).
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Typical application scenariosHybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP) requiring an operational database...
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Key customersbanking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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Market metrics15 beta testers
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Licensing and pricing modelsannual fee covering license and support based on number of physical cores
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