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DBMS > 4D vs. Altibase vs. Drizzle

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Altibase vs. Drizzle

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparison
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 RDBMSMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.95
Rank#100  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score1.05
Rank#172  Overall
#85  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comaltibase.com
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manuals
Developer4D, IncAltibaseDrizzle project, originally started by Brian Aker
Initial release198419992008
Current releasev18 R5, January 2021v7.1.0.5.3, March 20217.2.4, September 2012
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoGNU GPL
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesyesyes
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92ANSI SQL-92yes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C
C++
Java
C
C++
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesstored procedures and stored functionsno
Triggersyesyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
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-standardPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTP

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