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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. InfluxDB vs. TypeDB

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsTypeDB provides developers with an expressive, customizable type system to manage their data using an award-winning query language, TypeQL, while building on a high-performance, distributed architecture.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS infoThe type-theoretic data model of TypeDB subsumes the graph database model.
Object oriented DBMS infoThe data model of TypeDB comprises object-oriented features such as class inheritance and interfaces.
Relational DBMS infoThe type-theoretic data model of TypeDB subsumes the relational database model.
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.31
Rank#112  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score23.59
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.63
Rank#236  Overall
#21  Graph DBMS
#9  Object oriented DBMS
#109  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewtypedb.com
Technical documentationdeveloper.4d.comdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbtypedb.com/­docs
Developer4D, IncVaticle
Initial release198420132016
Current releasev20, April 20232.7.6, April 20242.28.3, June 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoJava
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92SQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
gRPC protocol
TypeDB Console (shell)
TypeDB Studio (IDE)
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
All JVM based languages
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoin enterprise version onlyno
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySynchronous replication via raft
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
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.noyes infoDepending on used storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupssimple rights management via user accountsyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
More information provided by the system vendor
4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionInfluxDBTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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TypeDB is a polymorphic database with a conceptual data model, a strong subtyping...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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TypeDB provides a new level of expressivity, extensibility, interoperability, and...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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Life sciences : TypeDB makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,900 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Market metricsFastest-growing database to drive 27,500 GitHub stars Over 750,000 daily active instances
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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Apache f or language drivers, and AGPL and Commercial for the database server. The...
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