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DBMS > 4D vs. Cloudflare Workers KV vs. RRDtool vs. Trafodion

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Cloudflare Workers KV vs. RRDtool vs. Trafodion

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonCloudflare Workers KV  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  Xexclude from comparison
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.Industry 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.Transactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.95
Rank#100  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#312  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Score2.27
Rank#114  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score0.45
Rank#243  Overall
#115  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.cloudflare.com/­products/­workers-kvoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtooltrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comdevelopers.cloudflare.com/­workers/­runtime-apis/­kvoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doctrafodion.apache.org
Developer4D, IncCloudflareTobias OetikerApache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release1984201819992014
Current releasev18 R5, January 20211.7.2, May 20192.3.0, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSSOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# availableC++, Java
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
hostedHP-UX
Linux
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoNumeric data onlyyes
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.yesnono infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possibleno
Secondary indexesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92nonoyes
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
HTTP REST
Proprietary protocol
in-process shared library
Pipes
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C
C++
Dart
JavaScript
Kotlin
Python
Rust
Scala
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
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonoJava Stored Procedures
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesnoneyes, via HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infovia user defined functions and HBase
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemonyes
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.nonoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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