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DBMS > 4D vs. RocksDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. RocksDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.62
Rank#97  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score2.75
Rank#93  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Score5.50
Rank#58  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comrocksdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationdoc.4d.comgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikihelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
Developer4D, IncFacebook, Inc.SAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release198420131992
Current releasev17.0, July 20186.7.3, March 202017, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSDcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.yesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92noyes
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
C++ API
Java API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationnoneMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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