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DBMS > 4D vs. Altibase vs. Quasardb

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Altibase vs. Quasardb

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSDistributed, high-performance timeseries database
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
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Score2.95
Rank#100  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score1.05
Rank#172  Overall
#85  Relational DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#293  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comaltibase.comquasardb.net
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualsdoc.quasardb.net
Developer4D, IncAltibasequasardb
Initial release198419992009
Current releasev18 R5, January 2021v7.1.0.5.3, March 20213.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infosince February 2018commercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licenses
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
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infointeger and binary
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 infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92ANSI SQL-92SQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
HTTP API
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C
C++
Java
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesstored procedures and stored functionsno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesSource-replica replication with selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
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 infoby using LevelDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionAltibaseQuasardb
Specific characteristicsHigh-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCommunity edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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