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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. BoltDB vs. Drizzle vs. Kinetica vs. OmniSci

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemAn embedded key-value store for Go.MySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.GPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score2.71
Rank#92  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score0.56
Rank#193  Overall
#32  Key-value stores
Score0.53
Rank#199  Overall
#97  Relational DBMS
Score2.08
Rank#105  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comgithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.kinetica.comwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationdoc.4d.comwww.kinetica.com/­docswww.omnisci.com/­docs/­latest
Developer4D, IncDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerKineticaMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release19842013200820122016
Current releasev17.0, July 20187.2.4, September 20126.0V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageGoC++C, C++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyesyes
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92noyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
JDBCRESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
GoC
C++
Java
PHP
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonouser defined functionsno
Triggersyesnono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingShardingSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationnoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-slave replicationMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsnoPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionBoltDBDrizzleKineticaOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018
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