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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. H2GIS

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemSpatial extension of H2
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score2.96
Rank#100  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#324  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.h2gis.org
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­home
Developer4D, IncCNRS
Initial release19842013
Current releasev18 R5, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoLGPL 3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infobased on H2
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes infobased on H2
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
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 groupsyes infobased on H2

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