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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Pinecone vs. Transbase

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonPinecone  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemA managed, cloud-native vector databaseA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSVector DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score2.80
Rank#111  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Score3.33
Rank#98  Overall
#2  Vector DBMS
Score0.20
Rank#327  Overall
#144  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.pinecone.iowww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.html
Technical documentationdeveloper.4d.comdocs.pinecone.io/­docs/­overviewwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.html
Developer4D, IncPinecone Systems, IncTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release198420191987
Current releasev20, April 2023Transbase 8.3, 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
hostedFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesString, Number, Booleanyes
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
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92noyes
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
PythonC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
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 dataACIDyes
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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