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DBMS > 4D vs. EJDB vs. Newts vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. TimesTen

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. EJDB vs. Newts vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. TimesTen

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)Time Series DBMS based on CassandraA multi-model, scalable, distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide highly reliable, flexible, and available data management across a configurable set of storage nodesIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.40
Rank#111  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#279  Overall
#38  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#350  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score4.31
Rank#81  Overall
#13  Document stores
#13  Key-value stores
#44  Relational DBMS
Score1.95
Rank#121  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comejdb.orgopennms.github.io/­newtswww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­nosql.htmlwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdgithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wikidocs.oracle.com/­en/­database/­other-databases/­nosql-database/­index.htmldocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
Developer4D, IncSoftmotionsOpenNMS GroupOracleOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release19842012201420111998
Current releasev18 R5, January 202121.1, April 202111 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoProprietary for Enterprise Edition (Oracle Database EE license has Oracle NoSQL database EE covered: details)commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCJavaJava
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
server-lessLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeSupport Fixed schema and Schema-less deployment with the ability to interoperate between them.yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyesoptionalyes
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92nonoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
in-process shared libraryHTTP REST
Java API
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
JavaC
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnononoPL/SQL
Triggersyesnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding infobased on CassandraShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnoneselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraElectable source-replica replication per shard. Support distributed global deployment with Multi-region table featureMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononowith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possiblenonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)ACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infooff heap cacheyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsnonoAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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