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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. FileMaker vs. Memcached vs. Oracle

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.In-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingWidely used RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Spatial DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.61
Rank#222  Overall
#33  Document stores
#109  Relational DBMS
Score54.22
Rank#21  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score26.37
Rank#31  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score1272.73
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.memcached.orgwww.oracle.com/­database
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikidocs.oracle.com/­en/­database
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalOracle
Initial release2014198320031980
Current release19.3.1, June 20211.6.9, November 202019c, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptCC and C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)iOS
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columns
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnoyes
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 formatyes
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes infovia pluginsnoyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocolJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptPHP.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnoPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possible
Triggersyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenoneSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14none infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono infocan be realized in PL/SQL
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenonoACID infoisolation level can be parameterized
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'
User concepts infoAccess controlnosimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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