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

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

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparison
IRONdb seems to be discontinued. Therefore it is excluded from the DB-Engines Ranking.
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicity
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeTime Series DBMS
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Score2.68
Rank#110  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#310  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Websitewww.4d.comwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.circonus.com/solutions/time-series-database/
Technical documentationdeveloper.4d.comwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­en/­tablestoredocs.circonus.com/irondb/category/getting-started
Developer4D, IncAlibabaCirconus LLC.
Initial release198420162017
Current releasev20, April 2023V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
hostedLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infotext, numeric, histograms
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 92noSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
HTTP APIHTTP API
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
Java
Python
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes, in Lua
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceAutomatic, metric affinity per node
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic single-row operationsno
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensno

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