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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. OpenEdge

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemApplication development environment with integrated database management system
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score2.57
Rank#106  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score3.82
Rank#79  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.progress.com/­openedge
Technical documentationdoc.4d.comdocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latest
Developer4D, IncProgress Software Corporation
Initial release19841984
Current releasev17.0, July 2018OpenEdge 11.7, March 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
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 infoclose to SQL 92
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language)
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationMaster-slave replication
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
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 groupsUsers and groups

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