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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Apache Drill

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud Storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
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Score2.47
Rank#110  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score2.02
Rank#124  Overall
#22  Document stores
#59  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comdrill.apache.org
Technical documentationdeveloper.4d.comdrill.apache.org/­docs
Developer4D, IncApache Software Foundation
Initial release19842012
Current releasev20, April 20231.20.3, January 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92SQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliant
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesDepending on the underlying data source
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noDepending on the underlying data source
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsDepending on the underlying data source

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