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DBMS > 4D vs. CrateDB vs. Prometheus vs. Quasardb vs. Riak TS

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. CrateDB vs. Prometheus vs. Quasardb vs. Riak TS

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemDistributed Date Store based on LuceneOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring systemDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Search engine
Time Series DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.96
Rank#100  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score0.97
Rank#179  Overall
#87  Relational DBMS
#12  Search engines
Score6.27
Rank#62  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#297  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#277  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comcrate.ioprometheus.ioquasardb.netriak.com/­products/­riak-ts
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comcrate.io/­docsprometheus.io/­docsdoc.quasardb.net
Developer4D, IncCratequasardbBasho Technologies
Initial release19842013201520092015
Current releasev18 R5, January 20213.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensesOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaGoC++Erlang
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
All OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMLinux
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data onlyyes infointeger and binaryno
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 infoImport of XML data possiblenono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes infowith tagsrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92yes, but no triggers and constraintsnoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
ADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP APIHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
Erlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
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 proceduresyesuser defined functionsnonoJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersyesnononoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingSharding infoconsistent hashingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationselectable replication factoryes infoby FederationSource-replica replication with selectable replication factorselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononowith Hadoop integrationyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
noneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnononono infolinks between datasets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategynoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby using LevelDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nononoyes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsrights management via user accountsnoCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailno
More information provided by the system vendor
4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionCrateDBPrometheusQuasardbRiak TS
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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High-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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High performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Tick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Large EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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Has been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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Community edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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