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DBMS > 4D vs. Memgraph vs. Percona Server for MySQL vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Memgraph vs. Percona Server for MySQL vs. Sphinx

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonMemgraph  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemA hybrid, in-memory first, distributed graph DBMS delivering high-performance on analytical and transactional workloads at enterprise scaleEnhanced drop-in replacement for MySQL based on XtraDB or TokuDB storage engines with improved performance and additional diagnostic and management features.Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.58
Rank#109  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#305  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
Score2.98
Rank#101  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Score6.43
Rank#60  Overall
#7  Search engines
Websitewww.4d.commemgraph.comwww.percona.com/­software/­mysql-database/­percona-serversphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comdocs.memgraph.comwww.percona.com/­downloads/­Percona-Server-LATESTsphinxsearch.com/­docs
Developer4D, IncMemgraph LtdPerconaSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release1984201720082001
Current releasev18.1, March 20208.0.21-12, 20203.3.1, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoFree license availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC and C++C and C++C++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
LinuxLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free and schema-optionalyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.yesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92noyesSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infodynamic graph partitioningSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication using RAFTMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
XtraDB Cluster
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes inforelationships in graphsyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infowith snapshot isolationACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsUsers, roles and permissionsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesno

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