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DBMS > 4D vs. Apache Druid vs. Quasardb vs. TerminusDB

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Apache Druid vs. Quasardb vs. TerminusDB

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  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 dataDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.66
Rank#107  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score3.27
Rank#93  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#285  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#284  Overall
#25  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comdruid.apache.orgquasardb.netterminusdb.com
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdoc.quasardb.netterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
Developer4D, IncApache Software Foundation and contributorsquasardbDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release1984201220092018
Current releasev18 R5, January 20210.21.0, April 20213.1, January 20194.0, December 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache license v2commercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensesOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++Prolog, Rust
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infointeger and binaryyes
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92SQL for queryingSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP APIOWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
Clojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonoyes
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedSharding infoconsistent hashingGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesSource-replica replication with selectable replication factorJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using LevelDByes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailRole-based access control
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionApache DruidQuasardbTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist
Specific characteristicsHigh-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCommunity edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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