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DBMS > 4D vs. IBM Db2 vs. Riak TS

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. IBM Db2 vs. Riak TS

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin Db2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Spatial DBMS infowith Db2 Spatial Extender
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.79
Rank#108  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score161.22
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score0.21
Rank#284  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2riak.com/­products/­riak-ts
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGG
Developer4D, IncIBMBasho Technologies
Initial release19841983 infohost version2015
Current releasev18 R5, January 202112.1, October 2016
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree version is availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++Erlang
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92yesno
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
ADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersyesyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno infolinks between datasets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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