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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Ignite vs. Oracle

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  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.Widely used RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Spatial DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.74
Rank#119  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Score5.50
Rank#78  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
#41  Relational DBMS
Score1247.52
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comignite.apache.orgwww.oracle.com/­database
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comapacheignite.readme.io/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­en/­database
Developer4D, IncApache Software FoundationOracle
Initial release198420151980
Current releasev18 R5, January 2021Apache Ignite 2.621c, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++, Java, .NetC and C++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Data schemeyesyesyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columns
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.yesyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92ANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes infowith proprietary extensions
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
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)PL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possible
Triggersyesyes (cache interceptors and events)yes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes (replicated cache)Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no infocan be realized in PL/SQL
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infoisolation level can be parameterized
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.noyesyes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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