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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. MaxDB vs. Speedb

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonSpeedb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsAn embeddable, high performance key-value store optimized for write-intensive workloads, which can be used as a drop-in replacement for RocksDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
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Score2.31
Rank#112  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score2.20
Rank#113  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Score0.20
Rank#312  Overall
#45  Key-value stores
Websitewww.4d.commaxdb.sap.comwww.speedb.io
Technical documentationdeveloper.4d.commaxdb.sap.com/­documentation
Developer4D, IncSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997Speedb
Initial release198419842020
Current releasev20, April 20237.9.10.12, February 2024
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0; commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 92yesno
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
C
C++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesno
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replicationyes
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 dataACIDACIDyes
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-DSpeedb
Specific characteristicsSpeedb is an embedded key-value storage engine for versatile use cases. It was designed...
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Competitive advantagesSpeedb Open-source rebases on RocksDB's latest versions, with enhanced capabilities...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source - Speedb OSS is released under an Apache license and can be found on...
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