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DBMS > 4D vs. Riak KV vs. ScyllaDB vs. TimesTen

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Riak KV vs. ScyllaDB vs. TimesTen

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column storeIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesKey-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMS
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Score2.83
Rank#106  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Score6.52
Rank#65  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score3.64
Rank#92  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Score1.69
Rank#138  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comriak.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.scylladb.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comdocs.scylladb.comdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
Developer4D, IncBasho TechnologiesScyllaDBOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release1984200920151998
Current releasev18 R5, January 20212.1.0, April 2015Scylla Open Source 4.6, March 202211 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editionOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageErlangC++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
LinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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 indexesyesrestrictedyes infocluster global secondary indicesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92noSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJavaScript and Erlangyes, LuaPL/SQL
Triggersyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infono "single point of failure"Shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationselectable replication factorselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infolinks between data sets can be storednoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes 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.noyes infoin-memory tablesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsnoAccess rights for users can be defined per objectfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionRiak KVScyllaDBTimesTen
Specific characteristicsScylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesHighly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosAdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
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Key customersComcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsScylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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