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DBMS > 4D vs. ObjectBox vs. TimesTen vs. Trafodion

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. ObjectBox vs. TimesTen vs. Trafodion

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to OracleTransactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSObject oriented DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.66
Rank#107  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score0.90
Rank#185  Overall
#9  Object oriented DBMS
Score2.01
Rank#119  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
Score0.53
Rank#232  Overall
#112  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comobjectbox.iowww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.htmltrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comdocs.objectbox.iodocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1trafodion.apache.org
Developer4D, IncObjectBox LimitedOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005Apache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release1984201719982014
Current releasev18 R5, January 202111 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)2.3.0, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++, Java
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Linux
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92noyesyes
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
Proprietary native APIJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
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
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoPL/SQLJava Stored Procedures
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationonline/offline synchronization between client and serverMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes, via HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infovia user defined functions and HBase
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesyes
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 persistentyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpointsyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionObjectBoxTimesTenTrafodion
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