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DBMS > 4D vs. Atos Standard Common Repository vs. BaseX vs. Citus

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Atos Standard Common Repository vs. BaseX vs. Citus

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonAtos Standard Common Repository  Xexclude from comparisonBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonCitus  Xexclude from comparison
This system has been discontinued and will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemHighly scalable database system, designed for managing session and subscriber data in modern mobile communication networksLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.Scalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Native XML DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.78
Rank#102  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score1.55
Rank#138  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score1.48
Rank#139  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comatos.net/en/convergence-creators/portfolio/standard-common-repositorybasex.orgwww.citusdata.com
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comdocs.basex.orgdocs.citusdata.com
Developer4D, IncAtos Convergence CreatorsBaseX GmbH
Initial release1984201620072010
Current releasev18 R5, January 202117039.6.3, October 20218.1, December 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesSchema and schema-less with LDAP viewsschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptionalno infoXQuery supports typesyes
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.yesyesyes infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92nonoyes infostandard, with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
LDAPJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
All languages with LDAP bindingsActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyesuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.
Triggersyesyesyes infovia eventsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infocell divisionnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesnoneSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensions
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic execution of specific operationsmultiple readers, single writerACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
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 groupsLDAP bind authenticationUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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