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DBMS > 4D vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. OrientDB vs. Stardog

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. OrientDB vs. Stardog

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  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.Multi-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform and graph DBMS with high availability, high performance reasoning, and virtualization
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.78
Rank#102  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score9.13
Rank#51  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score4.05
Rank#82  Overall
#13  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Score1.93
Rank#122  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Websitewww.4d.comwww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterpriseorientdb.orgwww.stardog.com
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comdocs.datastax.comwww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.htmldocs.stardog.com
Developer4D, IncDataStaxOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAPStardog-Union
Initial release1984201120102010
Current releasev18 R5, January 20216.8, April 20203.1.9, February 20217.3.0, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaJava
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
All OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")schema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92SQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLSQL-like query language, no joinsYes, compatible with all major SQL variants through dedicated BI/SQL Server
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
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoJava, Javascriptuser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
TriggersyesyesHooksyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infono "single point of failure"Shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno infocould be achieved with distributed queriesno
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 in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes inforelationship in graphsyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDACID
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsAccess rights for users can be defined per objectAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurableAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionDatastax EnterpriseOrientDBStardog
Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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Stardog is an Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform, uniquely combining graph storage...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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Stardog provides a full featureset to aid in data integration for your complex data....
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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