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4D System Properties

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Name4D former name: 4th Dimension
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management system
Database modelRelational DBMS
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Score1.51
Rank#98  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.com
Technical documentationdoc.4d.com
Developer4D, Inc
Initial release1984
Current releasev16.0, January 2017
License Commercial or Open Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based Only available as a cloud serviceno
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Data schemeyes
Typing predefined data types such as float or dateyes
XML support Some 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 Support of (almost full) SQL standard (DML, DDL and DCL statements)yes close to SQL 92
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API by using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
Server-side scripts Stored proceduresyes
Triggersyes
Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodesnone
Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys Referential integrityyes
Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability Support for making data persistentyes
In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts Access controlUsers and groups

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