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DBMS > 4D vs. dBASE vs. Drizzle vs. WakandaDB

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. dBASE vs. Drizzle vs. WakandaDB

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonWakandaDB  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemdBase 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.MySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.WakandaDB is embedded in a server that provides a REST API and a server-side javascript engine to access data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSObject oriented DBMS
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Score2.96
Rank#100  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score14.47
Rank#41  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#323  Overall
#18  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.dbase.comwakanda.github.io
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasedoc.wakanda.org/­home2.en.html#/­Datastore/­Introduction.200-588937.en.html
Developer4D, IncAsthon TateDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerWakanda SAS
Initial release1984197920082012
Current releasev18 R5, January 2021dBASE 2019, 20197.2.4, September 20122.7.0 (AprilĀ 29, 2019), 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoAGPLv3, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C++, JavaScript
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
DOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92noyes infowith proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.JDBCRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
dBase proprietary IDEC
C++
Java
PHP
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.noyes
Triggersyesnono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
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 DBMSACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsAccess rights for users and rolesPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPyes

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