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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemJavaScript DBMS library
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
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Score2.71
Rank#92  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#218  Overall
#31  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comalasql.org
Technical documentationdoc.4d.comgithub.com/­agershun/­alasql
Developer4D, IncAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. Wulff
Initial release19842014
Current releasev17.0, July 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaScript
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92Close to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
JavaScript API
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storage
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorage
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 groupsno

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