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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. c-treeACE vs. FileMaker

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonc-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryHigh speed key-value store, desgined for high availability, mission critical applications with automatic recovery and immediately consistent transaction support.FileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.39
Rank#221  Overall
#32  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score0.52
Rank#207  Overall
#35  Key-value stores
#98  Relational DBMS
Score55.73
Rank#18  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeacewww.filemaker.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqllearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorywww.filemaker.com/­support/­product/­documentation.html
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffFairCom CorporationFileMaker infoa subsidiary of Apple
Initial release201419791983
Current releaseV11.5, November 201718, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptANSI C, C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
iOS
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes
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.nonoyes infoA http query request can return the data in XML format
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes infoANSI SQL queriesyes infovia plugins
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsMaster-slave replication, warm standby infosince Version 14
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infowhen using SQLyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.simple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory services
More information provided by the system vendor
AlaSQLc-treeACEFileMaker
Specific characteristicsSpeed, reliability and consistency are the reasons businesses choose FairCom’s c-treeACE...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features High-speed transaction processing Immediately consistent, ACID-compliant,...
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Typical application scenariosc-treeACE speed, reliability, and flexibility are direct reasons this technology...
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Key customersVISA, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of c-treeACE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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