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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. EJDB vs. FaunaDB

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)Strongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicity
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score2.58
Rank#92  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#260  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score0.95
Rank#154  Overall
#23  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#75  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comejdb.orgfauna.com
Technical documentationdoc.4d.comgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mddocs.fauna.com
Developer4D, IncSoftmotionsFauna, Inc.
Initial release198420122014
Current releasev17.0, July 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCScala
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
server-lessLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idno
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 92nono
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
in-process shared libraryRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnouser defined functions
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonehorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationnoneMasterless
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyes
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsnoIdentity management, authentication, and access control

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