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FileMaker System Properties

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NameFileMaker
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.
Database modelRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking measures the popularity of database management systems
Trend Chart
Score55.19
Rank#17  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.filemaker.com
Technical documentationwww.filemaker.com/­support/­product/­documentation.html
DeveloperFileMaker a subsidiary of Apple
Initial release1983
Current release15.0.3, January 2017
Licensecommercial
Cloud-based Only available as a cloud serviceno
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyes
Typing predefined data types such as float or dateyes
XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.yes A http query request can return the data in XML format
Secondary indexesyes
SQL Support of (almost full) SQL standard (DML, DDL and DCL statements)yes via plugins
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesPHP
Server-side scripts Stored proceduresyes
Triggersyes
Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodesnone
Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone
MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Foreign keys Referential integrityyes
Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano
Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability Support for making data persistentyes
User concepts Access controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory services

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FileMaker
Conferences and events

FileMaker Developer Conference 2017
Phoenix, Arizona, USA, 24-26 July 2017

Recent citations in the news

FmPro Migrator 8.01 Adds FileMaker 15 Merge Database Compatibility
15 February 2017, prMac (press release)

FileMaker's State of the Custom App Report looks at citizen developers
26 January 2017, App Developer Magazine

The FileMaker 2017 State of the Custom App Report Reveals Citizen Developers Are Improving Business Processes
23 January 2017, Broadway World

Productive Computing Focuses on FileMaker Go Development with VSS
17 February 2017, Satellite PR News (press release)

FileMaker 15 Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Video Training
4 February 2017, Satellite PR News (press release)

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