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DBMS > 4D vs. Altibase vs. SiteWhere

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Altibase vs. SiteWhere

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonSiteWhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSM2M integration platform for persisting/querying time series data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
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Score2.79
Rank#108  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score0.94
Rank#181  Overall
#88  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#356  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comaltibase.comsitewhere.io
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualssitewhere.io/­docs/­2.1.0
Developer4D, IncAltibaseSiteWhere
Initial release198419992010
Current releasev18 R5, January 2021v7.1.0.5.3, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoCommon Public Attribution License Version 1.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyespredefined scheme
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92ANSI SQL-92no
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
HTTP REST
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesstored procedures and stored functions
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infobased on HBase
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesselectable replication factor infobased on HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
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 dataACIDACIDno
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept

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