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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. InfluxDB vs. UniData,UniVerse

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemCloud Firestore is an auto-scaling document database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps. It offers seamless integration with other Firebase and Google Cloud Platform products.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsMultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMSMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
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Score2.36
Rank#105  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score6.96
Rank#57  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score27.17
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score3.54
Rank#84  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoredocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
Developer4D, IncGoogleRocket Software
Initial release1984201720131985
Current releasev18 R5, January 20212.0.2, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data and Stringsoptional
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92noSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Java API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsnoyes
Triggersyesyes, with Cloud Functionsnoyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replicationselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoUsing Cloud Dataflownono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesnoACID infoconfigurable
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.noyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.simple rights management via user accountsAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionGoogle Cloud FirestoreInfluxDBUniData,UniVerse
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