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DBMS > 4D vs. Oracle Rdb vs. Teradata Aster

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Oracle Rdb vs. Teradata Aster

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemPlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.31
Rank#112  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score1.04
Rank#182  Overall
#83  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­rdb.html
Technical documentationdeveloper.4d.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­rdb-doc.html
Developer4D, IncOracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)Teradata
Initial release198419842005
Current releasev20, April 20237.4.1.1, 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
HP Open VMSLinux
Data schemeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)Flexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Store
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.yesnoyes infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92yesyes
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesR packages
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes, on a single nodeACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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