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DBMS > 4D vs. Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. BigObject

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

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  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.Analytic DBMS for real-time computations and queries
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposed
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Score2.79
Rank#108  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score0.45
Rank#245  Overall
#118  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#338  Overall
#151  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbbigobject.io
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.bigobject.io
Developer4D, IncAlibabaBigObject, Inc.
Initial release19842015
Current releasev18 R5, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree community edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
hostedLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
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 92yesSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
JDBC
ODBC
fluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesLua
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tables
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)
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-standardno
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