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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Badger vs. BigchainDB vs. dBASE

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonBadger  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemAn embeddable, persistent, simple and fast Key-Value Store, written purely in Go.BigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsdBase 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.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
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Score2.58
Rank#92  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score0.10
Rank#287  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Score0.68
Rank#184  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score13.25
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comgithub.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerwww.bigchaindb.comwww.dbase.com
Technical documentationdoc.4d.comgodoc.org/­github.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebase
Developer4D, IncDGraph LabsAsthon Tate
Initial release1984201720161979
Current releasev18.1, March 2020dBASE PLUS 11, December 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoAGPL v3commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoPython
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonoyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92nonono
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
CLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
GoGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
dBase proprietary IDE
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationnoneselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMS
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsnoyesAccess rights for users and roles

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