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DBMS > 4D vs. Cloudflare Workers KV vs. Hyprcubd vs. MaxDB vs. RRDtool

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Cloudflare Workers KV vs. Hyprcubd vs. MaxDB vs. RRDtool

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonCloudflare Workers KV  Xexclude from comparisonHyprcubd  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
Hyprcubd seems to be discontinued. Therefore it is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemA global, low-latency, key-value store for applications on Cloudflare with exceptionally high read volumes and low-latency.Serverless Time Series DBMSA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsIndustry standard data logging and graphing tool for time series data. RRD is an acronym for round-robin database. infoThe data is stored in a circular buffer, thus the system storage footprint remains constant over time.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.78
Rank#110  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Score0.30
Rank#275  Overall
#41  Key-value stores
Score3.73
Rank#95  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score2.51
Rank#117  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.cloudflare.com/­products/­workers-kvhyprcubd.com/ (offline)maxdb.sap.comoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comdevelopers.cloudflare.com/­workers/­runtime-apis/­kvmaxdb.sap.com/­documentationoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
Developer4D, IncCloudflareHyprcubd, Inc.SAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997Tobias Oetiker
Initial release1984201819841999
Current releasev18 R5, January 20217.9.10 (January 2020), 20201.8.0, 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++C infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
hostedhostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
HP-UX
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes infotime, int, uint, float, stringyesNumeric data only
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.yesnononono infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesyesnonoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92noSQL-like query languageyesno
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
HTTP REST
Proprietary protocol
gRPC (https)ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
in-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C
C++
Dart
JavaScript
Kotlin
Python
Rust
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
C infowith librrd library
C# infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Java infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
JavaScript (Node.js) infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Lua
Perl
PHP infowith a wrapper library
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonoyesno
Triggersyesnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesnoyesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemon
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 groupstoken accessfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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