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DBMS > 4D vs. AlaSQL vs. LevelDB

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. AlaSQL vs. LevelDB

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemJavaScript DBMS libraryEmbeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string values
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
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Score2.78
Rank#102  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score0.64
Rank#219  Overall
#33  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score2.90
Rank#98  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Websitewww.4d.comalasql.orggithub.com/­google/­leveldb
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.md
Developer4D, IncAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffGoogle
Initial release198420142011
Current releasev18 R5, January 20211.23, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Illumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnono
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 indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92Close to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.no
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
JavaScript API
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
JavaScriptC++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyes infowith automatic compression on writes
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 groupsnono

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