DB-EnginesCrateDB bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > 4D vs. ObjectBox vs. SQLite vs. Stardog

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. ObjectBox vs. SQLite vs. Stardog

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileWidely used in-process RDBMSEnterprise Knowledge Graph and graph DBMS with high availability and high performance reasoning
Primary database modelRelational DBMSObject oriented DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.56
Rank#97  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Score0.53
Rank#204  Overall
#11  Object oriented DBMS
Score122.19
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score0.96
Rank#151  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Websitewww.4d.comobjectbox.iowww.sqlite.orgwww.stardog.com
Technical documentationdoc.4d.comdocs.objectbox.iowww.sqlite.org/­docs.htmlwww.stardog.com/­docs
Developer4D, IncObjectBox LimitedDwayne Richard HippStardog-Union
Initial release1984201720002010
Current releasev17.0, July 20183.31.0, January 20206.2.3, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoPublic Domaincommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC and C++CJava
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
server-lessLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes infodynamic column typesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.yes
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 infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92noyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedSPARQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
Proprietary native APIADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonouser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersyesnoyesyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationnonenoneMaster-master replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infovia file-system locksyes
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.nonoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsyesnoAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionObjectBoxSQLiteStardog
Specific characteristicsStardog is a knowledge graph platform backed by a performant, scalable graph database....
» more
Competitive advantagesStardog is uniquely designed to aid in data integration for your complex data. Benefits...
» more
Typical application scenariosStardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
» more
Key customersBosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
» more
Market metricsStardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsA fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
» more
News

Connecting database performance and business value – a fast edge database is a money saver
20 February 2020

How EV Charging Benefits from Edge Computing
28 January 2020

MoodSpace Mobile App Use Case
20 January 2020

ObjectBox Go 1.1
16 December 2019

ObjectBox EdgeX v1.1 – database with ARM32 support
27 November 2019

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesNavicat for SQLite is a powerful and comprehensive SQLite GUI that provides a complete set of functions for database management and development.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionObjectBoxSQLiteStardog
DB-Engines blog posts

MySQL, PostgreSQL and Redis are the winners of the March ranking
2 March 2016, Paul Andlinger

show all

Big gains for Relational Database Management Systems in DB-Engines Ranking
2 February 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

ObjectBox has built a distributed database for the IoT
17 September 2019, Stacey on IoT

(2020-2025) Object-Oriented Databases Software Market to Witness Robust Expansion throughout the Forecast Period
5 April 2020, https://sciencein.me/

Global Object-Oriented Databases Software Market 2025 by Growth Factors, Applications, Regional Analysis, Key Players Google, Objectivity, Ignite Technologies, Compose, MIOsoft, R&F Consulting, and More…
20 March 2020, Galus Australis

Munich-founded database startup ObjectBox raises $2 million
3 December 2018, Tech.eu

Operations / Office Manager – Allrounder
21 March 2018, EU-Startups

provided by Google News

Fedora Looking To Transition The RPM Database From Berkeley DB To SQLite
16 March 2020, Phoronix

Learn SQL and database design with Raspberry Pi
19 March 2020, Blogdottv

Beyond the mainstream database offerings
26 March 2020, Corporate IT

Researchers Show How SQLite Can Be Modified to ...
12 August 2019, Dark Reading

SQLite 3.31 Released With Support For Generated Columns
26 January 2020, Phoronix

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Billing Associate
Rocco Fiore and Sons, Libertyville, IL

iOS Mobile Application Developer
1steprecruiting, San Francisco, CA

Senior Android Developer
Global Wireless Solutions, Inc., Dulles, VA

Bioinformatics Programmer
EMMES, Rockville, MD

Full-stack Web Developer
Brain Power, Cambridge, MA

Associate Bioinformatics Programmer
EMMES, Rockville, MD

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Datastax Luna logo

Simple, subscription-based support for open source
Apache Cassandra™ from the Cassandra experts.
Learn more.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Present your product here