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DBMS > 4D vs. Faircom DB vs. Solr vs. TigerGraph vs. TimesTen

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Faircom DB vs. Solr vs. TigerGraph vs. TimesTen

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.A widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache LuceneA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-timeIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Search engineGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.95
Rank#100  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score0.44
Rank#245  Overall
#37  Key-value stores
#116  Relational DBMS
Score57.72
Rank#20  Overall
#3  Search engines
Score2.00
Rank#120  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
Score1.81
Rank#129  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dblucene.apache.org/­solrwww.tigergraph.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorylucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.htmldocs.tigergraph.comdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
Developer4D, IncFairCom CorporationApache Software FoundationOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release19841979200620171998
Current releasev18 R5, January 2021V12, November 20208.11.0, November 202111 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++JavaC++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
All OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)LinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,yes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fieldsyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typingyesyes
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.yesnoyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92yes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsSolr Parallel SQL InterfaceSQL-like query language (GSQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Java
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++Java pluginsyesPL/SQL
Triggersyesyesyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).yesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonospark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduceyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDtunable from ACID to Eventually Consistentoptimistic lockingACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyesyesyes 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.noyesyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesyesRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACESolrTigerGraphTimesTen
Specific characteristicsAchieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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TigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosReal-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersMicrosoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Four out of the top five global banks use TigerGraph for real-time fraud detection....
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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ANALYST RESEARCH Nov 2020: TigerGraph Named A Leader For Graph Data Platforms - TigerGraph...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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Try TigerGraph for Free in the Cloud or On Prem https://www.tigergraph.com/get-tigergraph/...
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