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DBMS > 4D vs. LeanXcale vs. Memcached

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. LeanXcale vs. Memcached

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemA highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilitiesIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.83
Rank#106  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Score0.17
Rank#297  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
#138  Relational DBMS
Score24.56
Rank#33  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websitewww.4d.comwww.leanxcale.comwww.memcached.org
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
Developer4D, IncLeanXcaleDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release198420152003
Current releasev18 R5, January 20211.6.15, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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.yes
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92yes infothrough Apache Derbyno
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C
Java
Scala
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
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 integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesno
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionLeanXcaleMemcached
Specific characteristicsFull ACID and full SQL operational database with analytical queries over operational...
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Competitive advantagesLinear scalability upto 100s of nodes (tested with 100 nodes and TPC-C).
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Typical application scenariosHybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP) requiring an operational database...
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Key customersbanking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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Market metrics15 beta testers
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Licensing and pricing modelsannual fee covering license and support based on number of physical cores
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