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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management system
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.89
Rank#107  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.com
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.com
Developer4D, Inc
Initial release1984
Current releasev18 R5, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno
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Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Data schemeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
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.yes
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes
Triggersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groups

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