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DBMS > 4D vs. Apache Druid vs. Atos Standard Common Repository vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Apache Druid vs. Atos Standard Common Repository vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonAtos Standard Common Repository  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  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 networksRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
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Score2.78
Rank#102  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score3.44
Rank#92  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score5.68
Rank#65  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comdruid.apache.orgatos.net/en/convergence-creators/portfolio/standard-common-repositorywww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
Developer4D, IncApache Software Foundation and contributorsAtos Convergence CreatorsSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release1984201220161992
Current releasev18 R5, January 20210.21.0, April 2021170317, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache license v2commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
LinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infoschema-less columns are supportedSchema and schema-less with LDAP viewsyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptionalyes
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.yesnoyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92SQL for queryingnoyes
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
LDAPADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
Clojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
All languages with LDAP bindingsC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedSharding infocell divisionnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesyesSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
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
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoAtomic execution of specific operationsACID
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.nonoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemLDAP bind authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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