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DBMS > 4D vs. BigObject vs. Blazegraph

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. BigObject vs. Blazegraph

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparison
Amazon has acquired Blazegraph's domain and (probably) product. It is said that Amazon Neptune is based on Blazegraph.
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesHigh-performance graph database supporting Semantic Web (RDF/SPARQL) and Graph Database (tinkerpop3, blueprints, vertex-centric) APIs with scale-out and High Availability.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedGraph DBMS
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.95
Rank#100  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#309  Overall
#140  Relational DBMS
Score0.96
Rank#180  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Websitewww.4d.combigobject.ioblazegraph.com
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comdocs.bigobject.iowiki.blazegraph.com
Developer4D, IncBigObject, Inc.Blazegraph
Initial release198420152006
Current releasev18 R5, January 20212.1.5, March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoextended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Linux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoRDF literal types
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92SQL-like DML and DDL statementsSPARQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
fluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesLuayes
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyes infoRelationships in Graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yes
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsnoSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)

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