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DBMS > 4D vs. Atos Standard Common Repository vs. Ingres vs. IRONdb

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Atos Standard Common Repository vs. Ingres vs. IRONdb

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonAtos Standard Common Repository  Xexclude from comparisonIngres  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  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 networksWell established RDBMSA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicity
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.78
Rank#102  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score5.50
Rank#68  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comatos.net/en/convergence-creators/portfolio/standard-common-repositorywww.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbmswww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-database
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comdocs.actian.com/­ingresdocs.circonus.com/­irondb
Developer4D, IncAtos Convergence CreatorsActian CorporationCirconus LLC.
Initial release198420161974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s2017
Current releasev18 R5, January 2021170311.0, April 2017V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaCC and C++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
LinuxAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesSchema and schema-less with LDAP viewsyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptionalyesyes infotext, numeric, histograms
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 infobut tools for importing/exporting data from/to XML-files availableno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92noyesSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
LDAP.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
HTTP API
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
All languages with LDAP bindings.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyesyes, in Lua
Triggersyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infocell divisionhorizontal partitioning infoIngres Star to access multiple databases simultaneouslyAutomatic, metric affinity per node
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesIngres Replicatorconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware
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 ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic execution of specific operationsACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCCyes
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.noyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsLDAP bind authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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