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DBMS > 4D vs. BigObject vs. Kingbase

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. BigObject vs. Kingbase

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonKingbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle and widely used in China.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.31
Rank#112  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score0.13
Rank#332  Overall
#147  Relational DBMS
Score0.42
Rank#263  Overall
#123  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.combigobject.iowww.kingbase.com.cn
Technical documentationdeveloper.4d.comdocs.bigobject.io
Developer4D, IncBigObject, Inc.BeiJing KINGBASE Information technologies inc.
Initial release198420151999
Current releasev20, April 2023V8.0, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and Java
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Linux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.yesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92SQL-like DML and DDL statementsStandard with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
fluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
gokb
JDBC
kdbndp
ODBC
PDI
PDO
Pro*C
psycopg2
QT
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesLuauser defined functions
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonehorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash) and vertical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yes
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 groupsnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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