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DBMS > 4D vs. EXASOL vs. Milvus vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. EXASOL vs. Milvus vs. SwayDB

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.A DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.92
Rank#106  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score3.86
Rank#90  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score0.35
Rank#258  Overall
#11  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#333  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Websitewww.4d.comwww.exasol.commilvus.ioswaydb.io
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comwww.exasol.com/­resourcesmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.md
Developer4D, IncExasolSimer Plaha
Initial release1984200020192018
Current releasev18 R5, January 20211.0, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++Scala
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data onlyno
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 indexesyesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92yesnono
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
Java
Lua
Python
R
C++
Go
Java
Python
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsnono
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoHadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.noyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardnono

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