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DBMS > 4D vs. Apache Druid vs. Atos Standard Common Repository vs. IRONdb

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Apache Druid vs. Atos Standard Common Repository vs. IRONdb

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonAtos Standard Common Repository  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparison
This system has been discontinued and will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataHighly scalable database system, designed for managing session and subscriber data in modern mobile communication networksA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicity
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Key-value store
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.78
Rank#102  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score3.44
Rank#92  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comdruid.apache.orgatos.net/en/convergence-creators/portfolio/standard-common-repositorywww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-database
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.circonus.com/­irondb
Developer4D, IncApache Software Foundation and contributorsAtos Convergence CreatorsCirconus LLC.
Initial release1984201220162017
Current releasev18 R5, January 20210.21.0, April 20211703V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache license v2commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
LinuxLinux
Data schemeyesyes infoschema-less columns are supportedSchema and schema-less with LDAP viewsschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptionalyes infotext, numeric, histograms
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.yesnoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92SQL for queryingnoSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
LDAPHTTP API
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
Clojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
All languages with LDAP bindings.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonoyes, in Lua
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedSharding infocell divisionAutomatic, metric affinity per node
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesyesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoAtomic execution of specific operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.nonoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemLDAP bind authenticationno

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