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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Coveo vs. HEAVY.AI vs. Riak KV

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonCoveo  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemAI-powered hosted search, recommendation and personalization platform providing tools for both low-code and full-code developmentA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.78
Rank#110  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Score2.19
Rank#124  Overall
#12  Search engines
Score1.73
Rank#136  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Score6.25
Rank#69  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Websitewww.4d.comwww.coveo.comgithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
riak.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comdocs.coveo.comdocs.heavy.ai
Developer4D, IncCoveoHEAVY.AI, Inc.Basho Technologies
Initial release1984201220162009
Current releasev18 R5, January 20215.10, January 20222.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageC++ and CUDAErlang
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
hostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Data schemeyeshybrid - fields need to be configured prior to indexing, but relationships can be exploited at query time without pre-configurationyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesyesnorestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92noyesno
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C#
Java
JavaScript
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonoJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersyesyesnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyesSharding infoRound robinSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesMulti-source replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesnono
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsgranular access controls, API key management, content filtersfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionCoveoHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022Riak KV
Specific characteristicsOptimizes memory and compute layers to deliver unprecedented performance. Natively...
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Competitive advantagesOnly HEAVY.AI allows users to visually and interactively discover high-value patterns,...
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Typical application scenariosAdvanced analytics, geospatial and time-series analytics, accelerated data science,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHEAVY.AI Free (Free Forever), Foundations ($2k/month), and Enterprise Licensure (Inquire...
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