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

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonBadger  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemAn embeddable, persistent, simple and fast Key-Value Store, written purely in Go.dBase 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.A high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score2.58
Rank#109  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score0.10
Rank#296  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Score14.23
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score1.94
Rank#125  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comgithub.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerwww.dbase.comwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comgodoc.org/­github.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasedocs.omnisci.com
Developer4D, IncDGraph LabsAsthon TateMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release1984201719792016
Current releasev18.1, March 2020dBASE 2019, 2019V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
DOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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 indexesyesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92nonoyes
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
GodBase proprietary IDEAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.no
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenoneSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnonenoneMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
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 DBMSno
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsnoAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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