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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemDBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSNative XML DBMS
Search engine
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Score2.47
Rank#110  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#390  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#24  Search engines
Websitewww.4d.comwww.searchxml.net/­category/­products
Technical documentationdeveloper.4d.comwww.searchxml.net/­support/­handouts
Developer4D, Incinformationpartners gmbh
Initial release19842015
Current releasev20, April 20231.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free
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.yesyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92no
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
RESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIs
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoon the application server
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes infosychronisation to multiple collections
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 integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDmultiple readers, single writer
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 groupsDomain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application services

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