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DBMS > 4D vs. Atos Standard Common Repository vs. Ignite vs. Microsoft Access

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Atos Standard Common Repository vs. Ignite vs. Microsoft Access

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonAtos Standard Common Repository  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  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 networksApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.Microsoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.78
Rank#102  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score5.41
Rank#69  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
#38  Relational DBMS
Score116.38
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comatos.net/en/convergence-creators/portfolio/standard-common-repositoryignite.apache.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­access
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comapacheignite.readme.io/­docsdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­access
Developer4D, IncAtos Convergence CreatorsApache Software FoundationMicrosoft
Initial release1984201620151992
Current releasev18 R5, January 20211703Apache Ignite 2.61902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++, Java, .NetC++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeyesSchema and schema-less with LDAP viewsyesyes
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.yesyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92noANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
LDAPHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
All languages with LDAP bindingsC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersyesyesyes (cache interceptors and events)yes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infocell divisionShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesyes (replicated cache)none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
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 operationsACIDACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infobut no files for transaction logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsLDAP bind authenticationSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003

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