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DBMS > 4D vs. atoti vs. ObjectBox vs. ScyllaDB vs. TimesTen

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. atoti vs. ObjectBox vs. ScyllaDB vs. TimesTen

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonatoti  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemAn in-memory DBMS combining transactional and analytical processing to handle the aggregation of ever-changing data.Extremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column storeIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMSObject oriented DBMSObject oriented DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.92
Rank#106  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score0.35
Rank#260  Overall
#15  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.92
Rank#182  Overall
#9  Object oriented DBMS
Score3.93
Rank#87  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#7  Wide column stores
Score2.05
Rank#122  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.atoti.ioobjectbox.iowww.scylladb.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comdocs.objectbox.iodocs.scylladb.comdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
Developer4D, IncActiveViamObjectBox LimitedScyllaDBOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release1984201720151998
Current releasev18 R5, January 2021Scylla Open Source 4.5, October 202111 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree versions availableOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++C++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
LinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infocluster global secondary indicesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)noSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
Proprietary native APIProprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesPythonnoyes, LuaPL/SQL
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding, horizontal partitioningnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationonline/offline synchronization between client and serverselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnoyes infoin-memory tablesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsyesAccess rights for users can be defined per objectfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionatotiObjectBoxScyllaDBTimesTen
Specific characteristicsScylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesHighly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosAdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
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Key customersComcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsScylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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