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DBMS > 4D vs. LokiJS vs. OpenEdge vs. SpaceTime vs. TigerGraph

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. LokiJS vs. OpenEdge vs. SpaceTime vs. TigerGraph

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparisonSpaceTime  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemIn-memory JavaScript DBMSApplication development environment with integrated database management systemSpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.A complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.96
Rank#100  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#222  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score4.66
Rank#79  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#5  Spatial DBMS
Score2.02
Rank#120  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.progress.com/­openedgewww.mireo.hr/­spacetimewww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSdocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latestdocs.tigergraph.com
Developer4D, IncProgress Software CorporationMireo
Initial release19842014198420202017
Current releasev18 R5, January 2021OpenEdge 12.2, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++C++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyesyes
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.yesnoyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92noyes infoclose to SQL 92A subset of ANSI SQL is implementedSQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
JavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIGSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
JavaScriptProgress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language)C#
C++
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesView functions in JavaScriptyesnoyes
Triggersyesyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonehorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4Fixed-grid hypercubes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnoneSource-replica replicationReal-time block device replication (DRBD)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesnoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnonono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsnoUsers and groupsyesRole-based access control
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionLokiJSOpenEdgeSpaceTimeTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsTigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesTigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosAnti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersFour out of the top five global banks use TigerGraph for real-time fraud detection....
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Market metricsANALYST RESEARCH Nov 2020: TigerGraph Named A Leader For Graph Data Platforms - TigerGraph...
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Licensing and pricing modelsTry TigerGraph for Free in the Cloud or On Prem https://www.tigergraph.com/get-tigergraph/...
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