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DBMS > 4D vs. BoltDB vs. LeanXcale vs. Memcached

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. BoltDB vs. LeanXcale vs. Memcached

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemAn embedded key-value store for Go.A highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilitiesIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.74
Rank#119  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Score0.87
Rank#233  Overall
#36  Key-value stores
Score0.35
Rank#312  Overall
#44  Key-value stores
#142  Relational DBMS
Score23.17
Rank#31  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websitewww.4d.comgithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.leanxcale.comwww.memcached.org
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
Developer4D, IncLeanXcaleDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release1984201320152003
Current releasev18 R5, January 20211.6.18, January 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT LicensecommercialOpen Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnono
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 indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92noyes infothrough Apache Derbyno
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
GoC
Java
Scala
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnonenone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesno
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 groupsnoyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionBoltDBLeanXcaleMemcached
Specific characteristicsFull ACID and full SQL operational database with analytical queries over operational...
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Competitive advantagesLinear scalability upto 100s of nodes (tested with 100 nodes and TPC-C).
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Typical application scenariosHybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP) requiring an operational database...
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Key customersbanking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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Market metrics15 beta testers
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Licensing and pricing modelsannual fee covering license and support based on number of physical cores
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