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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. RocksDB

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
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Score2.74
Rank#119  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Score4.47
Rank#91  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
Websitewww.4d.comrocksdb.org
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
Developer4D, IncFacebook, Inc.
Initial release19842013
Current releasev18 R5, January 20217.9.2, December 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Linux
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92no
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C
C++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsno

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