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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. EJDB vs. Hypertable vs. InfluxDB

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)An open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeWide column storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.89
Rank#107  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score0.10
Rank#314  Overall
#41  Document stores
Score29.55
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comejdb.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mddocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
Developer4D, IncSoftmotionsHypertable Inc.
Initial release1984201220092013
Current releasev18 R5, January 20210.9.8.11, March 20162.0.8, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCC++Go
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
server-lessLinux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idnoNumeric data and Strings
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesnorestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92nonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
in-process shared libraryC++ API
Thrift
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonono
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnoneselectable replication factor on file system levelselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possiblenono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyes
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.noyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsnonosimple rights management via user accounts
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionEJDBHypertableInfluxDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,300 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to drive 23,500 GitHub stars Over 600,000 daily active instances
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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