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DBMS > 4D vs. Kinetica vs. STSdb vs. TigerGraph

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Kinetica vs. STSdb vs. TigerGraph

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing methodA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeGraph DBMS
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Score2.96
Rank#100  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score0.74
Rank#202  Overall
#97  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#321  Overall
#49  Key-value stores
Score2.02
Rank#120  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.kinetica.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4www.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comwww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.tigergraph.com
Developer4D, IncKineticaSTS Soft SC
Initial release1984201220112017
Current releasev18 R5, January 20217.1, August 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC, C++C#C++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
LinuxWindowsLinux
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)yes
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92SQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoSQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client APIGSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
Java
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsnoyes
Triggersyesyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangenono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsAccess rights for users and roles on table levelnoRole-based access control
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionKineticaSTSdbTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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TigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersCitibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Four out of the top five global banks use TigerGraph for real-time fraud detection....
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Market metricsThe largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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ANALYST RESEARCH Nov 2020: TigerGraph Named A Leader For Graph Data Platforms - TigerGraph...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAlways Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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Try TigerGraph for Free in the Cloud or On Prem https://www.tigergraph.com/get-tigergraph/...
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