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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. RavenDB

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score2.52
Rank#106  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score3.37
Rank#89  Overall
#15  Document stores
Websitewww.4d.comravendb.net
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comravendb.net/­docs
Developer4D, IncHibernating Rhinos
Initial release19842010
Current releasev18 R5, January 20215.2, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC#
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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.yes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92SQL-like query language (RQL)
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linq
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
More information provided by the system vendor
4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionRavenDB
Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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