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DBMS > 4D vs. BoltDB vs. Google Search Appliance vs. Postgres-XL vs. RocksDB

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. BoltDB vs. Google Search Appliance vs. Postgres-XL vs. RocksDB

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemAn embedded key-value store for Go.The Google Search Appliance consists of hardware and software for indexing documents in local networks.Based on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeSearch engineRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.68
Rank#95  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Score0.48
Rank#212  Overall
#35  Key-value stores
Score2.81
Rank#91  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score0.48
Rank#211  Overall
#101  Relational DBMS
Score2.61
Rank#97  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
Websitewww.4d.comgithub.com/­boltdb/­boltenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.htmlwww.postgres-xl.orgrocksdb.org
Technical documentationdoc.4d.comsupport.google.com/­gsawww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
Developer4D, IncGoogleFacebook, Inc.
Initial release1984201320022014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2013
Current releasev17.0, July 201810 R1, October 20186.5.2, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT LicensecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoCC++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesno
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.yesnonoyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesyesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92nonoyes infodistributed, parallel query executionno
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
Administrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
Go.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnouser defined functionsno
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardinghorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationnoneMaster-slave replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesACID infoMVCCyes
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.nonononoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsnoUser authentication via various security protocolsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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