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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Infobright vs. TypeDB

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemHigh performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendTypeDB 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 DBMSRelational 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.
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.31
Rank#112  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score0.91
Rank#195  Overall
#89  Relational DBMS
Score0.63
Rank#236  Overall
#21  Graph DBMS
#9  Object oriented DBMS
#109  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comignitetech.com/­softwarelibrary/­infobrightdbtypedb.com
Technical documentationdeveloper.4d.comtypedb.com/­docs
Developer4D, IncIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.Vaticle
Initial release198420052016
Current releasev20, April 20232.28.3, June 2024
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016Open Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCJava
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92yesno
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
gRPC protocol
TypeDB Console (shell)
TypeDB Studio (IDE)
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
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 nodesnonenoneno
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replicationSynchronous replication via raft
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
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 groupsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionInfobrightTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn
Specific characteristicsTypeDB is a polymorphic database with a conceptual data model, a strong subtyping...
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Competitive advantagesTypeDB provides a new level of expressivity, extensibility, interoperability, and...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : TypeDB makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache f or language drivers, and AGPL and Commercial for the database server. The...
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