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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Bangdb vs. CouchDB vs. Hive vs. LeanXcale

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonBangdb  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemConverged and high performance database for device data, events, time series, document and graphA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.data warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopA highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilities
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.79
Rank#109  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score0.11
Rank#318  Overall
#43  Document stores
#30  Graph DBMS
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score17.02
Rank#41  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score78.66
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#299  Overall
#44  Key-value stores
#138  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.combangdb.comcouchdb.apache.orghive.apache.orgwww.leanxcale.com
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.combangdb.com/­developerdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablecwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Home
Developer4D, IncSachin Sinha, BangDBApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookLeanXcale
Initial release19842012200520122015
Current releasev18 R5, January 2021BangDB 2.0, October 20213.2.2, April 20223.1.2, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSD 3Open Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC, C++ErlangJava
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
LinuxAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes: string, long, double, int, geospatial, stream, eventsnoyes
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 indexesyesyes infosecondary, composite, nested, reverse, geospatialyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92SQL like support with command line toolnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infothrough Apache Derby
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
C
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
C++
Java
PHP
Python
C
Java
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoView functions in JavaScriptyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduce
Triggersyesyes, Notifications (with Streaming only)yesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding (enterprise version only). P2P based virtual network overlay with consistent hashing and chord algorithmSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationselectable replication factor, Knob for CAP (enterprise version only)Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyTunable consistency, set CAP knob accordinglyEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno infoatomic operations within a single document possiblenoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, optimistic concurrency controlyes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, implements WAL (Write ahead log) as wellyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes, run db with in-memory only modenoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsyes (enterprise version only)Access rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users, groups and roles
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionBangdbCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"HiveLeanXcale
Specific characteristicsBangDB is a converged NoSql database platform which natively integrated streaming,...
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Full ACID and full SQL operational database with analytical queries over operational...
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Competitive advantagesConverged Platform to break silos for higher scale and performance BangDB is a novel...
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Linear scalability upto 100s of nodes (tested with 100 nodes and TPC-C).
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Typical application scenariosIOT and time series data monitoring Devops, servers, network monitoring Real-Time...
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Hybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP) requiring an operational database...
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Key customersCisco, Accenture, Opera, Airpay, CtrlS, makemytrip, wine central, over 150 SaaS customers
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banking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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Market metricsBangDB is one of the fastest databases in the marke with over 2X performance over...
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15 beta testers
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Licensing and pricing modelsBangDB community and enterprise model. Details at https://bangdb.com/pricing/
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annual fee covering license and support based on number of physical cores
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