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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Faircom DB

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.58
Rank#109  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score0.45
Rank#237  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
#112  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-db
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directory
Developer4D, IncFairCom Corporation
Initial release19841979
Current releasev18.1, March 2020V12, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoRestricted, free version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageANSI C, C++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Data schemeyesschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structures
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 92yes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDtunable from ACID to Eventually Consistent
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memory
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for files
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE
Specific characteristicsAchieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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Typical application scenariosReal-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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Key customersMicrosoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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