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DBMS > 4D vs. Quasardb vs. SAP HANA vs. TerminusDB

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Quasardb vs. SAP HANA vs. TerminusDB

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonSAP HANA  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseIn-memory, column based data store. Available as appliance or cloud serviceScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith SAP Hana, Enterprise Edition
Spatial DBMS
Document store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.96
Rank#100  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#297  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score56.92
Rank#21  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#287  Overall
#24  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comquasardb.netwww.sap.com/­products/­hana.htmlterminusdb.com
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comdoc.quasardb.nethelp.sap.com/­hanaterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
Developer4D, IncquasardbSAPDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release1984200920102018
Current releasev18 R5, January 20213.1, January 20192.0 SPS05 (June 26, 2020), June 202010.0.3, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensescommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono infoalso available as a cloud based serviceno
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Implementation languageC++Prolog, Rust
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Appliance or cloud-serviceLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infointeger and binaryyesyes
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 indexesyesyes infowith tagsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92SQL-like query languageyesSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoSQLScript, Ryes
Triggersyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoconsistent hashingyesGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication with selectable replication factoryesJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes
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 persistentyesyes infoby using LevelDByesyes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoTransient modeyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailyesRole-based access control
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionQuasardbSAP HANATerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist
Specific characteristicsHigh-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCommunity edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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