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DBMS > 4D vs. Ignite vs. SpaceTime

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Ignite vs. SpaceTime

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonSpaceTime  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.SpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.92
Rank#106  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score6.38
Rank#64  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
#35  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#5  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comignite.apache.orgwww.mireo.hr/­spacetime
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comapacheignite.readme.io/­docs
Developer4D, IncApache Software FoundationMireo
Initial release198420152020
Current releasev18 R5, January 2021Apache Ignite 2.6
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++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyes
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.yesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92ANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented
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
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)no
Triggersyesyes (cache interceptors and events)no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingFixed-grid hypercubes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes (replicated cache)Real-time block device replication (DRBD)
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
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 implementationsyes

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