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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Dgraph vs. TerminusDB

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.95
Rank#100  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score1.58
Rank#138  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#281  Overall
#24  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comdgraph.ioterminusdb.com
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comdgraph.io/­docsterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
Developer4D, IncDgraph Labs, Inc.DataChemist Ltd.
Initial release198420162018
Current releasev18 R5, January 202110.0.3, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoProlog, Rust
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
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
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92noSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
GraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyesGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSynchronous replication via RaftJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsno infoPlanned for future releasesRole-based access control
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionDgraphTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist
Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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