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DBMS > 4D vs. BigObject vs. OpenEdge vs. TigerGraph

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. BigObject vs. OpenEdge vs. TigerGraph

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesApplication development environment with integrated database management systemA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
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Score2.78
Rank#102  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#311  Overall
#140  Relational DBMS
Score5.33
Rank#70  Overall
#39  Relational DBMS
Score1.99
Rank#120  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.4d.combigobject.iowww.progress.com/­openedgewww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comdocs.bigobject.iodocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latestdocs.tigergraph.com
Developer4D, IncBigObject, Inc.Progress Software Corporation
Initial release1984201519842017
Current releasev18 R5, January 2021OpenEdge 12.2, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++
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)
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.yesnoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92SQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infoclose to SQL 92SQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
fluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language)C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesLuayesyes
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonehorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes
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.noyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsnoUsers and groupsRole-based access control
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionBigObjectOpenEdgeTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsTigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesTigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosAnti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersFour out of the top five global banks use TigerGraph for real-time fraud detection....
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Market metricsANALYST RESEARCH Nov 2020: TigerGraph Named A Leader For Graph Data Platforms - TigerGraph...
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Licensing and pricing modelsTry TigerGraph for Free in the Cloud or On Prem https://www.tigergraph.com/get-tigergraph/...
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