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

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

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonAtos Standard Common Repository  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  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 networksA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityA high performance open source SQL database for time series data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Time Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.78
Rank#102  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score0.71
Rank#206  Overall
#14  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comatos.net/en/convergence-creators/portfolio/standard-common-repositorywww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasequestdb.io
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comdocs.circonus.com/­irondbquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
Developer4D, IncAtos Convergence CreatorsCirconus LLC.QuestDB Limited
Initial release1984201620172014
Current releasev18 R5, January 20211703V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen 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
LinuxLinuxLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesSchema and schema-less with LDAP viewsschema-freeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocol
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptionalyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyes
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.yesyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92noSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)SQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
LDAPHTTP APIHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
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
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes, in Luano
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infocell divisionAutomatic, metric affinity per nodehorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareConfigurable 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 per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic execution of specific operationsnoACID for single-table writes
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.noyesnoyes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsLDAP bind authenticationno
More information provided by the system vendor
4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionAtos Standard Common RepositoryIRONdbQuestDB
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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