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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. QuestDB vs. Sequoiadb

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemA high performance open source SQL database for time series dataNewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.89
Rank#107  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score1.19
Rank#161  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score0.42
Rank#256  Overall
#39  Document stores
#120  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comquestdb.iowww.sequoiadb.com
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comquestdb.io/­docs/­introductionwww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=index
Developer4D, IncQuestDB LimitedSequoiadb Ltd.
Initial release198420142013
Current releasev18 R5, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regex
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
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92SQL-like query languageSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoJavaScript
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationConfigurable consistency for N replicasSource-replica replication
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 dataACIDACID for single-table writesDocument is locked during a transaction
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 infothrough memory mapped filesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupssimple password-based access control
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionQuestDBSequoiadb
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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