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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. eXtremeDB vs. Redis vs. SAP HANA vs. TimesTen

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisoneXtremeDB  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonSAP HANA  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemNatively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clusteringIn-memory data structure store, used as database, cache and message broker infoRedis focuses on performance so most of its design decisions prioritize high performance and very low latencies.In-memory, column based data store. Available as appliance or cloud serviceIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistenceRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infowith Redis Modules
Graph DBMS infowith Redis Modules
Search engine infowith Redis Modules
Time Series DBMS infowith Redis Modules
Document store
Graph DBMS infowith SAP Hana, Enterprise Edition
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.58
Rank#92  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score0.38
Rank#229  Overall
#108  Relational DBMS
#14  Time Series DBMS
Score143.48
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score50.54
Rank#20  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Score1.88
Rank#110  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.mcobject.com/­extremedbfamilyredis.iowww.sap.com/­products/­hana.htmlwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationdoc.4d.comwww.mcobject.com/­docs/­eXtremeDB.htmredis.io/­documentationhelp.sap.com/­hanadocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
Developer4D, IncMcObjectSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsSAPOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release19842001200920101998
Current releasev17.0, July 20188.1, November 20196.0.1, May 20202.0 SPS04, April 201911 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono infoalso available as a cloud based serviceno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++C
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Appliance or cloud-serviceAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyespartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexesyesyes
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.yesno infosupport of XML interfaces availablenonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infowith RediSearch moduleyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92yes infowith the option: eXtremeSQLnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
Lua
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Crystal
D
Dart
Elixir
Erlang
Fancy
Go
Haskell
Haxe
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Pascal
Perl
PHP
Prolog
Pure Data
Python
R
Rebol
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Swift
Tcl
Visual Basic
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesLuaSQLScript, RPL/SQL
Triggersyesyes infoby defining eventsnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning / shardingShardingyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationActive Replication Fabricâ„¢ for IoT
Master-master replication infoby means of eXtremeDB Cluster option
Master-slave replication infoby means of eXtremeDB High Availability option
Master-slave replication infoChained replication is supported
Multi-master replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
yesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies availableyes infoData access is serialized by the serveryesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsSimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial versionyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
4D infoformer name: 4th DimensioneXtremeDBRedisSAP HANATimesTen
Specific characteristicseXtremeDB is an in-memory and/or persistent database system that offers an ultra-small...
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantageseXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosIoT application across all markets: Industrial Control, Netcom, Telecom, Defense,...
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersSchneider Electronics, F5 Networks, TNS, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, GoPro, ViaSat,...
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsWith hundreds of customers and over 28 million devices/applications using the product...
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TimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFor server use cases, there is a simple per-server license irrespective of the number...
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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