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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. MonetDB vs. STSdb

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemA relational database management system that stores data in columnsKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.89
Rank#107  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score1.81
Rank#131  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#345  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitewww.4d.comwww.monetdb.orggithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comwww.monetdb.org/­Documentation
Developer4D, IncMonetDB BVSTS Soft SC
Initial release198420042011
Current releasev18 R5, January 2021Jul2021-SP2, July 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC#
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92yes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
.NET Client API
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes, in SQL, C, Rno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding via remote tablesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate 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 persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionMonetDBSTSdb
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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