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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. GigaSpaces vs. jBASE

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middleware
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Multivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
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Score2.31
Rank#112  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score0.94
Rank#191  Overall
#32  Document stores
#6  Object oriented DBMS
Score1.39
Rank#155  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.gigaspaces.comwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-multivalue-application-development-platform/­rocket-jbase
Technical documentationdeveloper.4d.comdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmldocs.rocketsoftware.com/­bundle?labelkey=jbase_5.9
Developer4D, IncGigaspaces TechnologiesRocket Software (formerly Zumasys)
Initial release198420001991
Current releasev20, April 202315.5, September 20205.7
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptional
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 infoXML can be used for describing objects metadatayes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92SQL-99 for query and DML statementsEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASIC
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesyes
Triggersyesyes, event driven architectureyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsRole-based access controlAccess rights can be defined down to the item level

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