DB-EnginesCrateDB bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > 4D vs. etcd vs. Redis vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. etcd vs. Redis vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonetcd  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemA distributed reliable key-value storeIn-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.RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistenceRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infowith Redis Modules
Graph DBMS infowith Redis Modules
Search engine infowith Redis Modules
Time Series DBMS infowith Redis Modules
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.72
Rank#93  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Score7.24
Rank#49  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score151.42
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score5.75
Rank#57  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.cometcd.io
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd
redis.iowww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationdoc.4d.cometcd.io/­docs
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd/­tree/­master/­Documentation
redis.io/­documentationhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
Developer4D, IncSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release198420091992
Current releasev17.0, July 20183.4, August 20195.0.7, November 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageGoC
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
Windows infoexperimental
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnopartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexesyes
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.yesnonoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infowith RediSearch moduleyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92nonoyes
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
gRPC
JSON over HTTP
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Tcl
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#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoLuayes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyesyes, watching key changesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.Master-slave replication infoChained replication is supported
Multi-master replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Master-slave replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the serveryes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsnoSimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial versionfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesCData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

ScaleGrid: Fully managed Redis-as-a-Service in the cloud.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionetcdRedisSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
DB-Engines blog posts

MySQL, PostgreSQL and Redis are the winners of the March ranking
2 March 2016, Paul Andlinger

show all

PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2018
2 January 2019, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

MySQL, PostgreSQL and Redis are the winners of the March ranking
2 March 2016, Paul Andlinger

MongoDB is the DBMS of the year, defending the title from last year
7 January 2015, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

Checkmarx Research: A Race Condition in Kubernetes
5 February 2020, Security Boulevard

Red Hat kicks off long goodbye for CoreOS Container Linux
6 February 2020, DevClass

etcd strikes a balance, bolsters backend with 3.4 release
2 September 2019, DevClass

MF money needs to move towards commodities for economic growth: Vijay Kumar, NCDEX
15 February 2020, Economic Times

WKSctl: a Tool for Kubernetes Cluster Management Using GitOps
11 February 2020, InfoQ.com

provided by Google News

Couchbase Announces Settlement of Trade Secret Litigation with Redis Labs
28 January 2020, Yahoo Finance

Top Databases Used In Machine Learning Projects
7 February 2020, Analytics India Magazine

A Global Digital Media Network
25 February 2020, Digital Journal

Document Databases Software Market Forecast 2020-2025, Latest Trends and Opportu
27 February 2020, News by aeresearch

DigitalOcean launches managed MySQL and Redis database services
20 August 2019, TechCrunch

provided by Google News

SAP gives SQL Anywhere a new IoT injection
16 July 2015, Computerworld

SAP SQL Anywhere
13 October 2016, TechTarget

SAP BAPI (Business Application Programming Interface)
2 April 2018, TechTarget

SAP IoT products: How do they work with ERP and big data?
28 December 2015, TechTarget

How to manage mobile databases: Tips and best practices
21 August 2017, TechRepublic

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Database Programmer - 4D (4th Dimension)
Sweetwater Sound, Fort Wayne, IN

Customer Service Coordinator - Montvale NJ
Flight Centre, Montvale, NJ

Production Engineer
Palantir Technologies, New York, NY

Junior Developer
Paradyme Management, Greenbelt, MD

Full Stack Developer
IBM, Research Triangle Park, NC

Backend API Developer – BigData / NoSQL
Highbrow Technologies, Quincy, MA

Development Manager
f5, Seattle, WA

Solutions Architects - NoSQL and In-Memory Database
Amazon Web Services, Inc., United States

Systems Administrator (Remote, United States)
Gaggle Net, Inc., Remote

Database Administrator
TMP WORLDWIDE, New York, NY

Database Architect
M3, Lawrenceville, GA

Database Administrator (Contract)
Kar Global, Miami, FL

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

MariaDB logo

How do MariaDB, Oracle MySQL and EnterpriseDB compare?
Get the white paper to
learn more.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Datastax Luna logo

Simple, subscription-based support for open source
Apache Cassandra™ from the Cassandra experts.
Learn more.

Present your product here