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DBMS > 4D vs. GigaSpaces vs. Graph Engine vs. RRDtool

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. GigaSpaces vs. Graph Engine vs. RRDtool

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsA distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engineIndustry standard data logging and graphing tool for time series data. RRD is an acronym for round-robin database. infoThe data is stored in a circular buffer, thus the system storage footprint remains constant over time.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
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Score2.96
Rank#100  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score0.77
Rank#197  Overall
#31  Document stores
#10  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.85
Rank#186  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#30  Key-value stores
Score2.08
Rank#118  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.gigaspaces.comwww.graphengine.iooss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
Developer4D, IncGigaspaces TechnologiesMicrosoftTobias Oetiker
Initial release1984200020101999
Current releasev18 R5, January 202115.5, September 20201.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .Net.NET and CC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
.NETHP-UX
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesNumeric data only
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 infoXML can be used for describing objects metadatanono infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92SQL-99 for query and DML statementsnono
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
RESTful HTTP APIin-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
C#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
C infowith librrd library
C# infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Java infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
JavaScript (Node.js) infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Lua
Perl
PHP infowith a wrapper library
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesyesno
Triggersyesyes, event driven architecturenono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardinghorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemon
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storageyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsRole-based access controlno
More information provided by the system vendor
4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionGigaSpacesGraph Engine infoformer name: TrinityRRDtool
Specific characteristicsGigaSpaces, the pioneer of In-Memory Computing , drives enterprise digital transformation...
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Competitive advantages​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
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Typical application scenariosApplication Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
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Key customersMorgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
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Market metricsForrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
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