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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Apache Drill vs. LevelDB vs. searchxml

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageEmbeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string valuesDBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeNative XML DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.56
Rank#118  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Score3.00
Rank#108  Overall
#21  Document stores
#56  Relational DBMS
Score3.66
Rank#96  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#377  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#24  Search engines
Websitewww.4d.comdrill.apache.orggithub.com/­google/­leveldbwww.searchxml.net/­category/­products
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comdrill.apache.org/­docsgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mdwww.searchxml.net/­support/­handouts
Developer4D, IncApache Software FoundationGoogleinformationpartners gmbh
Initial release1984201220112015
Current releasev18 R5, January 20211.20.2, August 20221.23, February 20211.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoBSDcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Illumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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.yesnonoyes
Secondary indexesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92SQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantnono
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C++C++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
C++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIs
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsnoyes infoon the application server
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnoneyes infosychronisation to multiple collections
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonomultiple readers, single writer
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesDepending on the underlying data sourceyes infowith automatic compression on writesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noDepending on the underlying data sourceno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsDepending on the underlying data sourcenoDomain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application services

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