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DBMS > 4D vs. Altibase vs. Atos Standard Common Repository vs. SAP IQ vs. searchxml

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Altibase vs. Atos Standard Common Repository vs. SAP IQ vs. searchxml

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonAtos Standard Common Repository  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  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 RDBMSHighly scalable database system, designed for managing session and subscriber data in modern mobile communication networksColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsDBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infocolumn-orientedNative XML DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.96
Rank#100  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score1.03
Rank#173  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Score4.86
Rank#75  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#20  Search engines
Websitewww.4d.comaltibase.comatos.net/en/convergence-creators/portfolio/standard-common-repositorywww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlwww.searchxml.net/­category/­products
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualshelp.sap.com/­iqwww.searchxml.net/­support/­handouts
Developer4D, IncAltibaseAtos Convergence CreatorsSAP, formerly Sybaseinformationpartners gmbh
Initial release19841999201619942015
Current releasev18 R5, January 2021v7.1.0.5.3, March 2021170316.1 SPS04, April 20191.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infosince February 2018commercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++JavaC++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
LinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyesyesSchema and schema-less with LDAP viewsyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptionalyesyes
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.yesnoyesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92ANSI SQL-92noyesno
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
LDAPADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C
C++
Java
All languages with LDAP bindingsC
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIs
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesstored procedures and stored functionsnoyesyes infoon the application server
Triggersyesyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infocell divisionshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexernone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesyesSAP/Sybase Replication Serveryes infosychronisation to multiple collections
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDAtomic execution of specific operationsACIDmultiple readers, single writer
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.noyesyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardLDAP bind authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardDomain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application services

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