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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Google Search Appliance vs. TerarkDB

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemThe Google Search Appliance consists of hardware and software for indexing documents in local networks.A key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.85
Rank#93  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Score2.77
Rank#94  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score0.06
Rank#315  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Websitewww.4d.comenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.htmlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationdoc.4d.comsupport.google.com/­gsagithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
Developer4D, IncGoogleTerark
Initial release198420022016
Current releasev17.0, July 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92nono
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
Administrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationMaster-slave replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
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 groupsUser authentication via various security protocolsno

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