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DBMS > 4D vs. BigObject vs. MaxDB vs. Tibero

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. BigObject vs. MaxDB vs. Tibero

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonTibero  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsA secure RDBMS, designed for easy portability from Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.78
Rank#113  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#337  Overall
#148  Relational DBMS
Score3.88
Rank#92  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score1.89
Rank#138  Overall
#69  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.combigobject.iomaxdb.sap.comwww.tmaxsoft.com/­products/­tibero
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comdocs.bigobject.iomaxdb.sap.com/­documentationtechnet.tmaxsoft.com/­upload/­download/­online/­tibero/­pver-20150504-000002/­index.html
Developer4D, IncBigObject, Inc.SAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997TmaxSoft
Initial release1984201519842003
Current releasev18 R5, January 20217.9.10 (January 2020), 20206, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availablecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C and Assembler
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)
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.yesnonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92SQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesyes
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
fluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Tibero CLI
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Java
Objective-C
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesLuayesPersistent Stored Procedure (PSM)
Triggersyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenonehorizontal partitioning infoby range, hash, list or composite
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnoneSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes
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.noyesnono infoplanned for next version
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard (SQL 92, SQL 99)

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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionBigObjectMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-DTibero
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