DB-EnginesextremeDB - solve IoT connectivity disruptionsEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by Redgate Software

DBMS > 4D vs. MaxDB vs. PieCloudDB

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. MaxDB vs. PieCloudDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonPieCloudDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsA cloud-native analytic database platform with new technologoy for elastic MPP
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.31
Rank#112  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score2.20
Rank#113  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#306  Overall
#137  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.commaxdb.sap.comwww.openpie.com
Technical documentationdeveloper.4d.commaxdb.sap.com/­documentation
Developer4D, IncSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997OpenPie
Initial release19841984
Current releasev20, April 20237.9.10.12, February 20242.1, January 2023
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
hosted
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92yesyes
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Java
PL/SQL
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesuser defined functions
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUser Roles and pluggable authentication with full SQL Standard
More information provided by the system vendor
4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-DPieCloudDB
Specific characteristicsPieCloudDB, OpenPie's flagship product, is a cutting-edge cloud-native data warehouse....
» more
Competitive advantagesExtreme Elastic: PieCloudDB utilizes a cutting-edge eMPP cloud-native architecture...
» more
Typical application scenariosPieCloudDB is ideal for Data mining applications that require extreme scalability...
» more
Key customersSail-Cloud China Shipbuilding Group Haizhou System Soochow Securities ​etc.,
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsPieCloudDB Community Edition: Community License, Free Download, Self-Hosted Deployment;...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-DPieCloudDB
DB-Engines blog posts

MySQL, PostgreSQL and Redis are the winners of the March ranking
2 March 2016, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

SAP Content Server High Availability using Amazon EFS and SUSE
30 December 2020, AWS Blog

SAP Aligns Mainstream Maintenance Commitments Across Its Enterprise Solutions
11 August 2020, SAP News

What is SAP S/4HANA?
21 March 2022, TechTarget

Alibaba Cloud Offers Access to SAP Software for Customers
5 June 2018, Alizila

Dear SAP, Why Don’t You Make Hana A Success?
28 July 2021, E3-Magazin

provided by Google News



Share this page

Featured Products

RaimaDB logo

RaimaDB, embedded database for mission-critical applications. When performance, footprint and reliability matters.
Try RaimaDB for free.

Milvus logo

Vector database designed for GenAI, fully equipped for enterprise implementation.
Try Managed Milvus for Free

SingleStore logo

Database for your real-time AI and Analytics Apps.
Try it today.

Datastax Astra logo

Bring all your data to Generative AI applications with vector search enabled by the most scalable
vector database available.
Try for Free

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Present your product here