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

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

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonAtos Standard Common Repository  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  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.JavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSDocument store
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Score2.96
Rank#100  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score1.03
Rank#173  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Score2.98
Rank#99  Overall
#18  Document stores
Websitewww.4d.comaltibase.comatos.net/en/convergence-creators/portfolio/standard-common-repositorypouchdb.com
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualspouchdb.com/­guides
Developer4D, IncAltibaseAtos Convergence CreatorsDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerApache Software Foundation
Initial release19841999201620082012
Current releasev18 R5, January 2021v7.1.0.5.3, March 202117037.2.4, September 20127.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infosince February 2018commercialOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC++JavaScript
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesyesSchema and schema-less with LDAP viewsyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptionalyesno
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.yesnoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92ANSI SQL-92noyes infowith proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
LDAPJDBCHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C
C++
Java
All languages with LDAP bindingsC
C++
Java
PHP
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesstored procedures and stored functionsnonoView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyesyesyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infocell divisionShardingSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDAtomic execution of specific operationsACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backend
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, HTTPno

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