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DBMS > 4D vs. Altibase vs. Amazon Redshift vs. Atos Standard Common Repository vs. SiteWhere

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Altibase vs. Amazon Redshift vs. Atos Standard Common Repository vs. SiteWhere

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonAtos Standard Common Repository  Xexclude from comparisonSiteWhere  Xexclude from comparison
This system has been discontinued and will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsHighly scalable database system, designed for managing session and subscriber data in modern mobile communication networksM2M integration platform for persisting/querying time series data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.96
Rank#100  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score1.03
Rank#173  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Score25.85
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#337  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comaltibase.comaws.amazon.com/­redshiftatos.net/en/convergence-creators/portfolio/standard-common-repositorysitewhere.io
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualsdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftsitewhere.io/­docs/­2.1.0
Developer4D, IncAltibaseAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Atos Convergence CreatorsSiteWhere
Initial release19841999201220162010
Current releasev18 R5, January 2021v7.1.0.5.3, March 20211703
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infosince February 2018commercialcommercialOpen Source infoCommon Public Attribution License Version 1.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++CJavaJava
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
hostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesSchema and schema-less with LDAP viewspredefined scheme
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesoptionalyes
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.yesnonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesrestrictedyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92ANSI SQL-92yes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnono
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
ODBC
LDAPHTTP REST
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C
C++
Java
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBCAll languages with LDAP bindings
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesstored procedures and stored functionsuser defined functions infoin Pythonno
Triggersyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingSharding infocell divisionSharding infobased on HBase
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesyesyesselectable replication factor infobased on HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDAtomic execution of specific operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardLDAP bind authenticationUsers with fine-grained authorization concept

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