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DBMS > 4D vs. Atos Standard Common Repository vs. dBASE vs. Teradata Aster

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Atos Standard Common Repository vs. dBASE vs. Teradata Aster

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonAtos Standard Common Repository  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparison
This system has been discontinued and will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore 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 networksdBase was one of the first databases with a development environment on PC's. Its latest version dBase V is still sold as dBase classic, which needs a DOS Emulation. The up-to-date product is dBase plus.Platform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score2.78
Rank#102  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score14.19
Rank#41  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comatos.net/en/convergence-creators/portfolio/standard-common-repositorywww.dbase.com
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebase
Developer4D, IncAtos Convergence CreatorsAsthon TateTeradata
Initial release1984201619792005
Current releasev18 R5, January 20211703dBASE 2019, 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
LinuxDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linux
Data schemeyesSchema and schema-less with LDAP viewsyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Store
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 infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92nonoyes
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
LDAPnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
All languages with LDAP bindingsdBase proprietary IDEC
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.R packages
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infocell divisionnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesnoneyes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic execution of specific operationsno infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMSACID
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 authenticationAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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