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DBMS > 4D vs. Altibase vs. Atos Standard Common Repository vs. Drizzle vs. Faircom EDGE

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Altibase vs. Atos Standard Common Repository vs. Drizzle vs. Faircom EDGE

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonAtos Standard Common Repository  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparison
This system has been discontinued and will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSHighly scalable database system, designed for managing session and subscriber data in modern mobile communication networksMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.FairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSKey-value store
Relational 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
Score0.22
Rank#285  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#133  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comaltibase.comatos.net/en/convergence-creators/portfolio/standard-common-repositorywww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-database
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualslearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directory
Developer4D, IncAltibaseAtos Convergence CreatorsDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerFairCom Corporation
Initial release19841999201620081979
Current releasev18 R5, January 2021v7.1.0.5.3, March 202117037.2.4, September 2012V3, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infosince February 2018commercialOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercial infoRestricted, free version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC++ANSI C, C++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Android
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
Data schemeyesyesSchema and schema-less with LDAP viewsyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptionalyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL 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.yesnoyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92ANSI SQL-92noyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes infoANSI SQL queries
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
LDAPJDBCADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C
C++
Java
All languages with LDAP bindingsC
C++
Java
PHP
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesstored procedures and stored functionsnonoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++
Triggersyesyesyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infocell divisionShardingFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logs
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyesyes infowhen using SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDAtomic execution of specific operationsACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQL
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.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardLDAP bind authenticationPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.

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