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DBMS > 4D vs. Apache Druid vs. SpatiaLite

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Apache Druid vs. SpatiaLite

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  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 dataSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score2.95
Rank#100  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score3.57
Rank#92  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score1.96
Rank#122  Overall
#2  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comdruid.apache.orgwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
Developer4D, IncApache Software Foundation and contributorsAlessandro Furieri
Initial release198420122008
Current releasev18 R5, January 20210.21.0, April 20215.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
server-less
Data schemeyesyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92SQL for queryingyes
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 proceduresyesnono
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infomanual/auto, time-basednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemno

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