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DBMS > 4D vs. Brytlyt vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. OmniSci

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Brytlyt vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. OmniSci

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonBrytlyt  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemScalable GPU-accelerated RDBMS for very fast analytic and streaming workloads, leveraging PostgreSQLMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardware
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.92
Rank#106  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score0.33
Rank#265  Overall
#123  Relational DBMS
Score954.29
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score1.47
Rank#143  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.brytlyt.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-servergithub.com/­omnisci/­omniscidb
www.omnisci.com
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverdocs.omnisci.com
Developer4D, IncBrytlytMicrosoftMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release1984201619892016
Current releasev18 R5, January 20210.9, October 2016SQL Server 2019, November 20195.6, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC, C++ and CUDAC++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
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.yesyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92yesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
Python
Tcl
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions infoin PL/pgSQLTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javano
Triggersyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonetables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replicationyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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