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

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

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonatoti  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  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.Light-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMSObject oriented DBMSRelational DBMSRelational 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
Score6.13
Rank#63  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score1.79
Rank#129  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.atoti.iowww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
Developer4D, IncActiveViamEmbarcaderoOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release198419841998
Current releasev18 R5, January 2021InterBase 2020, December 201911 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree versions availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 infoexport as XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)yesyes
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesPythonyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languagePL/SQL
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding, horizontal partitioningnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationInterbase Change ViewsMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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