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DBMS > 4D vs. Cubrid vs. mSQL vs. Rockset vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Cubrid vs. mSQL vs. Rockset vs. Sphinx

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonCubrid  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemCUBRID is an open-source SQL-based relational database management system with object extensions for OLTPmSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeSearch engine
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.78
Rank#102  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score1.14
Rank#164  Overall
#81  Relational DBMS
Score1.84
Rank#126  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score0.63
Rank#221  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score7.61
Rank#55  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websitewww.4d.comcubrid.com (korean)
cubrid.org (english)
hughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlrockset.comsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comcubrid.org/­manualsdocs.rockset.comsphinxsearch.com/­docs
Developer4D, IncCUBRID Corporation, CUBRID FoundationHughes TechnologiesRocksetSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release19842008199420192001
Current releasev18 R5, January 202111.0, January 20214.3, October 20203.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2commercial infofree licenses can be providedcommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
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Implementation languageC, C++, JavaCC++C++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
hostedFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesdynamic typingno
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 infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesyesyesyesall fields are automatically indexedyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92yesA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP RESTProprietary protocol
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJava Stored Proceduresnonono
Triggersyesyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenoneAutomatic shardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replicationnoneyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesnoyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consoleno

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