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DBMS > 4D vs. Graph Engine vs. Graphite vs. HEAVY.AI

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Graph Engine vs. Graphite vs. HEAVY.AI

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemA distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engineData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardware
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.78
Rank#113  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Score1.21
Rank#180  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#31  Key-value stores
Score6.73
Rank#65  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Score2.00
Rank#136  Overall
#67  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.graphengine.iogithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webgithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualgraphite.readthedocs.iodocs.heavy.ai
Developer4D, IncMicrosoftChris DavisHEAVY.AI, Inc.
Initial release1984201020062016
Current releasev18 R5, January 20215.10, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation language.NET and CPythonC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
.NETLinux
Unix
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data onlyyes
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 indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92nonoyes
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
RESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
Sockets
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesnono
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioningnoneSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnoneMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infolockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionGraph Engine infoformer name: TrinityGraphiteHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022
Specific characteristicsOptimizes memory and compute layers to deliver unprecedented performance. Natively...
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Competitive advantagesOnly HEAVY.AI allows users to visually and interactively discover high-value patterns,...
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Typical application scenariosAdvanced analytics, geospatial and time-series analytics, accelerated data science,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHEAVY.AI Free (Free Forever), Foundations ($2k/month), and Enterprise Licensure (Inquire...
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