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DBMS > 4D vs. OmniSci vs. Rockset

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. OmniSci vs. Rockset

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUsA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.78
Rank#102  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score1.23
Rank#157  Overall
#76  Relational DBMS
Score0.63
Rank#221  Overall
#34  Document stores
Websitewww.4d.comwww.omnisci.comrockset.com
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comdocs.omnisci.comdocs.rockset.com
Developer4D, IncMapD Technologies, Inc.Rockset
Initial release198420162019
Current releasev18 R5, January 20215.6, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageC++ and CUDAC++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Linuxhosted
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesdynamic typing
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 infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesyesnoall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92yesRead-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
HTTP REST
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoRound robinAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console

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