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DBMS > 4D vs. Nebula Graph vs. Quasardb vs. TerminusDB

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Nebula Graph vs. Quasardb vs. TerminusDB

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonNebula Graph  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemA distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMSDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMSTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
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Score2.79
Rank#108  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score1.08
Rank#169  Overall
#14  Graph DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#329  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score0.10
Rank#314  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comgithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
quasardb.netterminusdb.com
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comdocs.nebula-graph.iodoc.quasar.ai/­masterterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
Developer4D, IncVesoft Inc.quasardbDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release1984201920092018
Current releasev18 R5, January 20213.13.3, April 202210.0.21, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0commercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensesOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C++Prolog, Rust
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
LinuxBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesStrong typed schemaschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infointeger and binaryyes
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infoNebula Graph internally uses the Key-Value store RocksDB for persistency. The vertices, edges, and their properties are stored as Key while their values are stored as Value. The primary indexes are per Key and secondary indexes are per Value.yes infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92SQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
Browser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
HTTP APIOWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C++
Go
Java
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infoconsistent hashingGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationCausal Clustering using Raft protocolSource-replica replication with selectable replication factorJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoRelationships in graphsnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing RocksDByes infoby using LevelDByes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsRole-based access controlCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailRole-based access control
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionNebula GraphQuasardbTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist
Specific characteristicsNebula Graph is a truly distributed, linearly scalable, lightning-fast graph database,...
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Competitive advantagesNebula Graph boasts the world's only graph database solution that is able to host...
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Typical application scenariosSocial networking Fraud detection Knowledge graph Data warehouse management Anti...
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Key customersCurrently we have some top internet companies in China implementing Nebula Graph...
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Market metricsAt our very early stage, Nebula Graph has already received 3.5k stars and thousands...
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Licensing and pricing modelsNebula Graph is open source and free to use under Apache 2.0 license and Common Clause...
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