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DBMS > 4D vs. Kdb+ vs. TigerGraph vs. TimesTen

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Kdb+ vs. TigerGraph vs. TimesTen

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemHigh performance Time Series DBMSA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-timeIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.66
Rank#107  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score8.13
Rank#53  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score1.90
Rank#123  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
Score2.01
Rank#119  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comkx.comwww.tigergraph.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comcode.kx.comdocs.tigergraph.comdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
Developer4D, IncKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release19842000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 200320171998
Current releasev18 R5, January 20213.6, May 201811 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageqC++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.yesyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92SQL-like query language (q)SQL-like query language (GSQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
C++
Java
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsyesPL/SQL
Triggersyesyes infowith viewsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
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 groupsrights management via user accountsRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionKdb+TigerGraphTimesTen
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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TigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Four out of the top five global banks use TigerGraph for real-time fraud detection....
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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ANALYST RESEARCH Nov 2020: TigerGraph Named A Leader For Graph Data Platforms - TigerGraph...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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Try TigerGraph for Free in the Cloud or On Prem https://www.tigergraph.com/get-tigergraph/...
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