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DBMS > 4D vs. Cachelot.io vs. IBM Db2

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Cachelot.io vs. IBM Db2

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonCachelot.io  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemIn-memory caching systemCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/Linux
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDB
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin Db2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Spatial DBMS infowith Db2 Spatial Extender
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.79
Rank#108  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#356  Overall
#57  Key-value stores
Score161.22
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comcachelot.iowww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGG
Developer4D, IncIBM
Initial release198420151983 infohost version
Current releasev18 R5, January 202112.1, October 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoSimplified BSD Licensecommercial infofree version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92noyes
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
Memcached protocolADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux Version
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnoneyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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