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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Atos Standard Common Repository vs. Firebird vs. QuestDB

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonAtos Standard Common Repository  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  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 networksFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseA high performance open source SQL database for time series data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.89
Rank#107  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score25.72
Rank#32  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score1.19
Rank#161  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comatos.net/en/convergence-creators/portfolio/standard-common-repositorywww.firebirdsql.orgquestdb.io
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
Developer4D, IncAtos Convergence CreatorsFirebird FoundationQuestDB Limited
Initial release198420162000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase2014
Current releasev18 R5, January 202117034.0.1, December 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC and C++Java
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
LinuxAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesSchema and schema-less with LDAP viewsyesyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocol
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptionalyesyes
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.yesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92noyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
LDAPADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
All languages with LDAP bindingsC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoPSQLno
Triggersyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infocell divisionnonehorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesnone infoavailable via 3rd party productsConfigurable consistency for N replicas
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 integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic execution of specific operationsACIDACID for single-table writes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyes
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.noyesyes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsLDAP bind authenticationUsers with fine-grained authorization concept
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionAtos Standard Common RepositoryFirebirdQuestDB
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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