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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Citus vs. InfluxDB vs. Tibero

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonCitus  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonTibero  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA secure RDBMS, designed for easy portability from Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.72
Rank#93  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Score1.07
Rank#146  Overall
#71  Relational DBMS
Score21.57
Rank#31  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score1.59
Rank#128  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.citusdata.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.tmaxsoft.com/­products/­tibero
Technical documentationdoc.4d.comdocs.citusdata.comdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbtechnet.tmaxsoft.com/­upload/­download/­online/­tibero/­pver-20150504-000002/­index.html
Developer4D, IncTmaxSoft
Initial release1984201020132003
Current releasev17.0, July 20188.1, December 20181.7.9, October 20196, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCGoC and Assembler
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data and Stringsyes
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 functionalitynoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92yes infostandard, with numerous extensionsSQL-like query languageyes
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
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Tibero CLI
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Java
Objective-C
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.noPersistent Stored Procedure (PSM)
Triggersyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlyhorizontal partitioning infoby range, hash, list or composite
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationMaster-slave replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID
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.nonoyes infoDepending on used storage engineno infoplanned for next version
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard (SQL 92, SQL 99)
More information provided by the system vendor
4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionCitusInfluxDBTibero
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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