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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. IRONdb

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicity
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
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Score2.66
Rank#107  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-database
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comdocs.circonus.com/­irondb
Developer4D, IncCirconus LLC.
Initial release19842017
Current releasev18 R5, January 2021V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infotext, numeric, histograms
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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92SQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
HTTP API
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes, in Lua
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneAutomatic, metric affinity per node
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsno

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