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DBMS > 4D vs. Ignite vs. IRONdb

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Ignite vs. IRONdb

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.A distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicity
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score2.95
Rank#100  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score6.43
Rank#62  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
#34  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#355  Overall
#35  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comignite.apache.orgwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-database
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comapacheignite.readme.io/­docsdocs.circonus.com/­irondb
Developer4D, IncApache Software FoundationCirconus LLC.
Initial release198420152017
Current releasev18 R5, January 2021Apache Ignite 2.6V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++, Java, .NetC and C++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infotext, numeric, histograms
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.yesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92ANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
HTTP API
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yes, in Lua
Triggersyesyes (cache interceptors and events)no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per node
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes (replicated cache)configurable replication factor, datacenter aware
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsno

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