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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Blueflood vs. ClickHouse vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisonClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on CassandraColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score2.85
Rank#93  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Score0.11
Rank#283  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score3.33
Rank#82  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Score5.43
Rank#58  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comblueflood.ioclickhouse.yandexwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationdoc.4d.comgithub.com/­rackerlabs/­blueflood/­wikiclickhouse.yandex/­docshelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
Developer4D, IncRackspaceYandex LLCSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release1984201320161992
Current releasev17.0, July 2018v19.13.3.26, August 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyespredefined schemeyes
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.yesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92noyes
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
HTTP RESTADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infobased on Cassandranone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate 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 groupsnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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