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DBMS > 4D vs. Apache Drill vs. FileMaker vs. Riak KV

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Apache Drill vs. FileMaker vs. Riak KV

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Distributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.96
Rank#100  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score2.73
Rank#105  Overall
#19  Document stores
#54  Relational DBMS
Score55.86
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score6.09
Rank#64  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Websitewww.4d.comdrill.apache.orgwww.claris.com/­filemakerriak.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comdrill.apache.org/­docswww.claris.com/­resources/­documentation
Developer4D, IncApache Software FoundationFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleBasho Technologies
Initial release1984201219832009
Current releasev18 R5, January 20211.19.0, June 202119.3.1, June 20212.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageErlang
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
iOS
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.yesnoyes infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatno
Secondary indexesyesnoyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92SQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyes infovia pluginsno
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C++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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsyesJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersyesnoyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnoneSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyes
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 sourcesimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesno

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