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DBMS > 4D vs. MySQL vs. SAP HANA vs. SAP IQ

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. MySQL vs. SAP HANA vs. SAP IQ

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSAP HANA  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemWidely used open source RDBMSIn-memory, column based data store. Available as appliance or cloud serviceColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS infowith SAP Hana, Enterprise Edition
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.95
Rank#100  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score1206.04
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score54.58
Rank#21  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Score4.83
Rank#74  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.mysql.comwww.sap.com/­products/­hana.htmlwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comdev.mysql.com/­dochelp.sap.com/­hanahelp.sap.com/­iq
Developer4D, IncOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunSAPSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release1984199520101994
Current releasev18 R5, January 20218.0.27, October 20212.0 SPS05 (JuneĀ 26, 2020), June 202016.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono infoalso available as a cloud based serviceno
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Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Appliance or cloud-serviceAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.yesyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92yes infowith proprietary extensionsyesyes
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoproprietary syntaxSQLScript, Ryes
Triggersyesyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricyesshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yesSAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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