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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. BigchainDB vs. dBASE

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemBigchainDB 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 DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
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Score2.85
Rank#93  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Score0.68
Rank#184  Overall
#27  Document stores
Score14.66
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.bigchaindb.comwww.dbase.com
Technical documentationdoc.4d.combigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebase
Developer4D, IncAsthon Tate
Initial release198420161979
Current releasev17.0, July 2018dBASE PLUS 11, December 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePython
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
LinuxDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92nono
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
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
dBase proprietary IDE
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMS
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsyesAccess rights for users and roles

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