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DBMS > 4D vs. Dgraph vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Dgraph vs. Transbase

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score2.92
Rank#106  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score1.69
Rank#135  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#290  Overall
#134  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comdgraph.iowww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comdgraph.io/­docswww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
Developer4D, IncDgraph Labs, Inc.Transaction Software GmbH
Initial release198420161987
Current releasev18 R5, January 2021Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoC and C++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92noyes
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
GraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSynchronous replication via RaftSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDyes
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsno infoPlanned for future releasesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionDgraphTransbase
Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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