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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Derby vs. eXtremeDB vs. Kdb+ vs. SAP HANA

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  Xexclude from comparisoneXtremeDB  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonSAP HANA  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Natively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clusteringHigh performance Time Series DBMSIn-memory, column based data store. Available as appliance or cloud service
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
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Score2.71
Rank#106  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Score6.22
Rank#61  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score0.51
Rank#225  Overall
#108  Relational DBMS
#13  Time Series DBMS
Score7.43
Rank#51  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score52.86
Rank#19  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comdb.apache.org/­derbywww.mcobject.com/­extremedbfamilykx.comwww.sap.com/­products/­hana.html
Technical documentationdoc.4d.comdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmlwww.mcobject.com/­docs/­eXtremeDB.htmcode.kx.comhelp.sap.com/­hana
Developer4D, IncApache Software FoundationMcObjectKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcSAP
Initial release1984199720012000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20032010
Current releasev18.1, March 202010.15.2.0, March 20208.1, November 20193.6, May 20182.0 SPS04 (April 5, 2019), April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialcommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono infoalso available as a cloud based service
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++q
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Appliance or cloud-service
Data schemeyesyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.yesyesno infosupport of XML interfaces availableyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92yesyes infowith the option: eXtremeSQLSQL-like query language (q)yes
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
JDBC.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
Java.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
Lua
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJava Stored Proceduresyesuser defined functionsSQLScript, R
Triggersyesyesyes infoby defining eventsyes infowith viewsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonehorizontal partitioning / shardinghorizontal partitioningyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replicationActive Replication Fabric™ for IoT
Multi-source replication infoby means of eXtremeDB Cluster option
Source-replica replication infoby means of eXtremeDB High Availability option
Source-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies availableyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardrights management via user accountsyes
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDBeXtremeDBKdb+SAP HANA
Specific characteristicseXtremeDB is an in-memory and/or persistent database system that offers an ultra-small...
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Integrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantageseXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
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provides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariosIoT application across all markets: Industrial Control, Netcom, Telecom, Defense,...
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tick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersSchneider Electronics, F5 Networks, TNS, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, GoPro, ViaSat,...
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Goldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricsWith hundreds of customers and over 28 million devices/applications using the product...
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kdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFor server use cases, there is a simple per-server license irrespective of the number...
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