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DBMS > 4D vs. atoti vs. InfinityDB vs. Interbase

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. atoti vs. InfinityDB vs. Interbase

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonatoti  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemAn in-memory DBMS combining transactional and analytical processing to handle the aggregation of ever-changing data.A Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from Borland
Primary database modelRelational DBMSObject oriented DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.96
Rank#100  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score0.34
Rank#262  Overall
#14  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#326  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Score6.13
Rank#63  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.atoti.ioboilerbay.comwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbase
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbase
Developer4D, IncActiveViamBoiler Bay Inc.Embarcadero
Initial release198420021984
Current releasev18 R5, January 20214.0InterBase 2020, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree versions availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysyes
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 infoexport as XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)noyes
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
Access via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
Java.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesPythonnoyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger language
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding, horizontal partitioningnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnoneInterbase Change Views
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZEDImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes infoMultiversion concurreny control
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.noyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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