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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. GeoSpock vs. GridGain

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemSpatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache Ignite
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.66
Rank#118  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Score0.34
Rank#296  Overall
#135  Relational DBMS
Score2.32
Rank#130  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
#64  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comgeospock.comwww.gridgain.com
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comdocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latest
Developer4D, IncGeoSpockGridGain Systems, Inc.
Initial release19842007
Current releasev18 R5, January 20212.0, September 2019GridGain 8.5.1
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageJava, JavascriptJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.yesnoyes
Secondary indexesyestemporal, categoricalyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92ANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)ANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDL
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
JDBCHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)
Triggersyesnoyes (cache interceptors and events)
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneAutomatic shardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes (replicated cache)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsAccess rights for users can be defined per tableSecurity Hooks for custom implementations

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