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DBMS > 4D vs. OpenEdge vs. Realm vs. TigerGraph

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. OpenEdge vs. Realm vs. TigerGraph

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemApplication development environment with integrated database management systemA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.78
Rank#102  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score5.33
Rank#70  Overall
#39  Relational DBMS
Score9.29
Rank#50  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score1.99
Rank#120  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.progress.com/­openedgerealm.iowww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comdocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latestrealm.io/­docsdocs.tigergraph.com
Developer4D, IncProgress Software CorporationRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release1984198420142017
Current releasev18 R5, January 2021OpenEdge 12.2, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
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.yesyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92yes infoclose to SQL 92noSQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
JDBC
ODBC
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language).Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryyes
Triggersyesyesyes infoChange Listenersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.nonoyes infoIn-Memory realmno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsUsers and groupsyesRole-based access control
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionOpenEdgeRealmTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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TigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Four out of the top five global banks use TigerGraph for real-time fraud detection....
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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ANALYST RESEARCH Nov 2020: TigerGraph Named A Leader For Graph Data Platforms - TigerGraph...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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Try TigerGraph for Free in the Cloud or On Prem https://www.tigergraph.com/get-tigergraph/...
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