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DBMS > 4D vs. atoti vs. InfinityDB vs. TimesTen vs. Vertica

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. atoti vs. InfinityDB vs. TimesTen vs. Vertica

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonatoti  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemAn in-memory DBMS combining transactional and analytical processing to handle the aggregation of ever-changing data.A Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to OracleColumnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performance
Primary database modelRelational DBMSObject oriented DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.95
Rank#100  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score0.34
Rank#265  Overall
#15  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#325  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Score1.81
Rank#129  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Score20.57
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.atoti.ioboilerbay.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.htmlwww.vertica.com
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1www.vertica.com/­docs/­10.0.x/­HTML/­Content/­Home.htm
Developer4D, IncActiveViamBoiler Bay Inc.Oracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005Vertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release1984200219982005
Current releasev18 R5, January 20214.011 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)Vertica 10.0 Software, May 2020
Vertica for SQL on Hadoop 10.0 Software, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree versions availablecommercialcommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono infoAvailable on all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform
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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeyesyes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysyesyes
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.yesnonoyes
Secondary indexesyesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyesno infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)noyesyes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggers
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
Access via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
JavaC
C++
Java
PL/SQL
C++
Java
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesPythonnoPL/SQLyes
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding, horizontal partitioningnonenoneSharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash Segmentation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication infoCluster level and Object level replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoop
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZEDImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpointsyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionatotiInfinityDBTimesTenVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsColumnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability,...
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Competitive advantagesPerformance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
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Typical application scenariosCommunication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersAbiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCost-based models and subscription-based models are available
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