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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. TigerGraph vs. TypeDB

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-timeTypeDB is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMSGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.52
Rank#106  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score1.91
Rank#122  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
Score0.84
Rank#193  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#94  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.tigergraph.comvaticle.com
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comdocs.tigergraph.comdocs.vaticle.com
Developer4D, IncGrakn Labs / Vaticle
Initial release198420172016
Current releasev18 R5, January 20212.3, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92SQL-like query language (GSQL)no
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
console (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C++
Java
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesno
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoby using Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeper
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoRelationships in graphsno infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsRole-based access controlyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionTigerGraphTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn
Specific characteristicsTigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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TypeDB is a database technology that serves as the knowledge base foundation to intelligent...
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Competitive advantagesTigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Expressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of TypeDB allows for modelling...
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Typical application scenariosAnti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Life sciences : TypeDB makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Key customersFour out of the top five global banks use TigerGraph for real-time fraud detection....
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Market metricsANALYST RESEARCH Nov 2020: TigerGraph Named A Leader For Graph Data Platforms - TigerGraph...
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Licensing and pricing modelsTry TigerGraph for Free in the Cloud or On Prem https://www.tigergraph.com/get-tigergraph/...
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AGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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