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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Kinetica vs. TigerGraph

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
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Score2.89
Rank#107  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score0.66
Rank#212  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Score2.24
Rank#121  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.kinetica.comwww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comwww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.tigergraph.com
Developer4D, IncKinetica
Initial release198420122017
Current releasev18 R5, January 20217.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC, C++C++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92SQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsyes
Triggersyesyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
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 infoGPU vRAM or System RAMno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsAccess rights for users and roles on table levelRole-based access control
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionKineticaTigerGraph
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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