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DBMS > 4D vs. BaseX vs. Faircom EDGE

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. BaseX vs. Faircom EDGE

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.FairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSNative XML DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.89
Rank#107  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score1.66
Rank#139  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score0.13
Rank#304  Overall
#44  Key-value stores
#139  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.combasex.orgwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-database
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comdocs.basex.orglearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directory
Developer4D, IncBaseX GmbHFairCom Corporation
Initial release198420071979
Current releasev18 R5, January 20219.7.2, May 2022V3, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial infoRestricted, free version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaANSI C, C++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Android
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infoXQuery supports typesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Types
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.yesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92noyes infoANSI SQL queries
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
Actionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++
Triggersyesyes infovia eventsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnoneyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logs
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infowhen using SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDmultiple readers, single writerACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQL
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.

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