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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Altibase

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonAltibase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.An enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score2.79
Rank#108  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score0.45
Rank#245  Overall
#118  Relational DBMS
Score0.94
Rank#181  Overall
#88  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbaltibase.com
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manuals
Developer4D, IncAlibabaAltibase
Initial release19841999
Current releasev18 R5, January 2021v7.1.0.5.3, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infosince February 2018
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
hostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
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.yesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92yesANSI SQL-92
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
Java
Python
C
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesstored procedures and stored functions
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBAltibase
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