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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. SAP IQ

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
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Score2.68
Rank#110  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score3.27
Rank#96  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.sap.com/­products/­technology-platform/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationdeveloper.4d.comhelp.sap.com/­docs/­SAP_IQ
Developer4D, IncSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release19841994
Current releasev20, April 202316.1 SPS04, April 2019
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
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoHadoop integration
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 groupsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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