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DBMS > Apache IoTDB vs. FileMaker vs. Graph Engine vs. PostgreSQL

System Properties Comparison Apache IoTDB vs. FileMaker vs. Graph Engine vs. PostgreSQL

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NameApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA lightweight IoT native database management system deployable on the device and syncing the collected data with the cloud and integrated with Hadoop and SparkFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.A distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engineWidely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQL
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.42
Rank#253  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score52.27
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score0.91
Rank#184  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#30  Key-value stores
Score615.29
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Websiteiotdb.apache.orgwww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.graphengine.iowww.postgresql.org
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualwww.postgresql.org/­docs
DeveloperApache Software FoundationFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleMicrosoftPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developer
Initial release2018198320101989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL
Current release19.4.1, November 202114.3, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava.NET and CC
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)iOS
OS X
Windows
.NETFreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 formatnoyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infovia pluginsnoyes infostandard with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBCFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesPHPC#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyesuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioningpartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Source-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensions
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsIntegration with Hadoop and Sparknono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency with synchronizing with the cloudImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storageyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnosimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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