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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. EJDB vs. InfluxDB

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)DBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
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Score2.83
Rank#106  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#317  Overall
#42  Document stores
Score29.86
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, IncSoftmotions
Initial release198420122013
Current releasev18 R5, January 20212.0.8, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCGo
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
server-lessLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idNumeric 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 indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92noSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
in-process shared libraryHTTP 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
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnoneselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyes
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.noyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsnosimple rights management via user accounts
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionEJDBInfluxDB
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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