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DBMS > 4D vs. Altibase vs. ArcadeDB

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Altibase vs. ArcadeDB

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonArcadeDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSFast and scalable multi-model DBMS, originally forked from OrientDB but most of the code has been rewritten
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Time Series DBMS infoin next version
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Score2.79
Rank#108  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score0.94
Rank#181  Overall
#88  Relational DBMS
Score0.14
Rank#302  Overall
#40  Document stores
#26  Graph DBMS
#44  Key-value stores
#27  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comaltibase.comarcadedb.com
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualsdocs.arcadedb.com
Developer4D, IncAltibaseArcade Data
Initial release198419992021
Current releasev18 R5, January 2021v7.1.0.5.3, March 2021September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92ANSI SQL-92SQL-like query language, no joins
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
MongoDB API
OpenCypher
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Redis API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
TinkerPop Gremlin
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C
C++
Java
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesstored procedures and stored functions
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesSource-replica replication
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 inforelationship in graphs
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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