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DBMS > 4D vs. Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. BaseX

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. BaseX

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonBaseX  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeNative XML DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.95
Rank#100  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score0.40
Rank#251  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score1.52
Rank#140  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storebasex.org
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.basex.org
Developer4D, IncAlibabaBaseX GmbH
Initial release198420162007
Current releasev18 R5, January 20219.6.3, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno infoXQuery supports types
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92nono
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
HTTP APIJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
Java
Python
Actionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes
Triggersyesnoyes infovia events
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic single-row operationsmultiple readers, single writer
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levels

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