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DBMS > 4D vs. Cubrid vs. mSQL vs. Sphinx vs. Yandex Database

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Cubrid vs. mSQL vs. Sphinx vs. Yandex Database

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonCubrid  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonYandex Database  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 RDBMSOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesA distributed fault-tolerant database service, with high availability, scalability, immediate consistency and ACID transactions and providing an Amazon DynamoDB compatible API
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engineDocument store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.78
Rank#102  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score1.14
Rank#164  Overall
#81  Relational DBMS
Score1.84
Rank#126  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score7.61
Rank#55  Overall
#5  Search engines
Score0.54
Rank#231  Overall
#36  Document stores
#112  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comcubrid.com (korean)
cubrid.org (english)
hughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlsphinxsearch.comcloud.yandex.com/­en/­services/­ydb
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comcubrid.org/­manualssphinxsearch.com/­docscloud.yandex.com/­en/­docs/­ydb
Developer4D, IncCUBRID Corporation, CUBRID FoundationHughes TechnologiesSphinx Technologies Inc.Yandex
Initial release19842008199420012019
Current releasev18 R5, January 202111.0, January 20214.4, October 20213.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2commercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononoyes
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Implementation languageC, C++, JavaCC++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesyesyesyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesnoyes
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 indexesyesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92yesA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)SQL-like query language (YQL)
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocolRESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
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
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJava Stored Proceduresnonono
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replicationnonenoneActive-passive shard replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesnoyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nononono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnonoAccess rights defined for Yandex Cloud users

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