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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. SAP HANA

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonSAP HANA  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemIn-memory, column based data store. Available as appliance or cloud service
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith SAP Hana, Enterprise Edition
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.52
Rank#106  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score53.81
Rank#19  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.sap.com/­products/­hana.html
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comhelp.sap.com/­hana
Developer4D, IncSAP
Initial release19842010
Current releasev18 R5, January 20212.0 SPS05 (June 26, 2020), June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoalso available as a cloud based service
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Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Appliance or cloud-service
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92yes
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesSQLScript, R
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
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 groupsyes

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