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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Apache Druid

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonApache Druid  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score2.42
Rank#107  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score2.63
Rank#101  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comdruid.apache.org
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­design
Developer4D, IncApache Software Foundation and contributors
Initial release19842012
Current releasev18 R5, January 20210.20.2, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache license v2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Data schemeyesyes infoschema-less columns are supported
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92SQL for querying
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
Clojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infomanual/auto, time-based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage engines
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
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 persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and system

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