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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. FileMaker

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.39
Rank#216  Overall
#28  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score57.80
Rank#18  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.filemaker.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.filemaker.com/­support/­product/­documentation.html
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffFileMaker infoa subsidiary of Apple
Initial release20141983
Current release17, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScript
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)iOS
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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.noyes infoA http query request can return the data in XML format
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes infovia plugins
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptPHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-slave replication, warm standby infosince Version 14
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnosimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory services

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FileMaker Developer Conference 2019
Orlando, Florida, USA, 5-8 August 2019

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