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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Graphite

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called Whisper
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.95
Rank#100  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score5.70
Rank#67  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comgithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-web
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comgraphite.readthedocs.io
Developer4D, IncChris Davis
Initial release19842006
Current releasev18 R5, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languagePython
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Linux
Unix
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric 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
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92no
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
HTTP API
Sockets
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolocking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsno

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