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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. IBM Db2 warehouse vs. Riak TS vs. Sequoiadb vs. Transbase

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemCloud-based data warehousing serviceRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVNewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQLA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.79
Rank#109  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score1.73
Rank#133  Overall
#66  Relational DBMS
Score0.21
Rank#288  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Score0.38
Rank#262  Overall
#40  Document stores
#122  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#328  Overall
#147  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehouseriak.com/­products/­riak-tswww.sequoiadb.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.html
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comwww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=indexwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.html
Developer4D, IncIBMBasho TechnologiesSequoiadb Ltd.Transaction Software GmbH
Initial release19842014201520131987
Current releasev18 R5, January 2021Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageErlangC++C and C++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regexyes
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 infoImport/export of XML data possiblenonono
Secondary indexesyesyesrestrictedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92yesnoSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
proprietary protocol using JSONADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
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
.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesPL/SQL, SQL PLJavaScript and ErlangJavaScriptyes
Triggersyesyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesselectable replication factorSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno infolinks between datasets can be storednoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoDocument is locked during a transactionyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnosimple password-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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