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DBMS > 4D vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. GigaSpaces InsightEdge

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. GigaSpaces InsightEdge

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces InsightEdge  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemDataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.High performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented Transactions
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
Graph DBMS
Search engine
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Score2.78
Rank#102  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score9.13
Rank#51  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score0.50
Rank#236  Overall
#37  Document stores
#13  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.gigaspaces.com
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comdocs.datastax.comdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
Developer4D, IncDataStaxGigaspaces Technologies
Initial release198420112000
Current releasev18 R5, January 20216.8, April 202015.5, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92SQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLSQL-99 for query and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes
Triggersyesyesyes, event driven architecture
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsAccess rights for users can be defined per objectRole-based access control
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionDatastax EnterpriseGigaSpaces InsightEdge
Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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GigaSpaces, the pioneer of In-Memory Computing , drives enterprise digital transformation...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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Application Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Morgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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Forrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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GigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
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