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DBMS > 4D vs. Graphite vs. ObjectBox

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Graphite vs. ObjectBox

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  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 WhisperExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and Mobile
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSObject oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.78
Rank#102  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score5.50
Rank#67  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score0.90
Rank#185  Overall
#9  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comgithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webobjectbox.io
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comgraphite.readthedocs.iodocs.objectbox.io
Developer4D, IncChris DavisObjectBox Limited
Initial release198420062017
Current releasev18 R5, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonC and C++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Linux
Unix
Android
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric 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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92nono
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
HTTP API
Sockets
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnoneonline/offline synchronization between client and server
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 integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolockingyes
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsnoyes
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionGraphiteObjectBox
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