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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Hypertable vs. Tarantool

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemAn open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopIn-memory computing platform with a flexible data schema for efficiently building high-performance applications
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.64
Rank#118  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Score1.92
Rank#140  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Websitewww.4d.comwww.tarantool.io
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comwww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
Developer4D, IncHypertable Inc.VK
Initial release198420092008
Current releasev18 R5, January 20210.9.8.11, March 20162.10.0, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
BSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnostring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, boolean
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 indexesyesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92noFull-featured ANSI SQL support
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
C++ API
Thrift
Open binary protocol
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoLua, C and SQL stored procedures
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingHash sharding based on virtual buckets
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationselectable replication factor on file system levelMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes, with SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID, read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsnoAccess rights for users and roles

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