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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. NSDb vs. RethinkDB vs. STSdb

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemScalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of KubernetesDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.Key-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.36
Rank#105  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#340  Overall
#30  Time Series DBMS
Score3.09
Rank#91  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score0.18
Rank#290  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
Websitewww.4d.comnsdb.iorethinkdb.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comnsdb.io/­Architecturerethinkdb.com/­docs
Developer4D, IncThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017STS Soft SC
Initial release1984201720092011
Current releasev18 R5, January 20212.4.1, August 20204.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava, ScalaC++C#
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes: int, bigint, decimal, stringyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometryyes 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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesall fields are automatically indexedyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92SQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
.NET Client API
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
Java
Scala
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
TriggersyesClient-side triggers through changefeedsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding inforange basednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoAtomic single-document operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCC basedyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesUsing Apache Luceneyesyes
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 groupsyes infousers and table-level permissionsno

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