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DBMS > Apache IoTDB vs. FileMaker vs. searchxml vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison Apache IoTDB vs. FileMaker vs. searchxml vs. Snowflake

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NameApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn IoT native database with high performance for data management and analysis, deployable on the edge and the cloud and integrated with Hadoop, Spark and FlinkFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.DBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application serverCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSNative XML DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.41
Rank#253  Overall
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score53.12
Rank#23  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#357  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#23  Search engines
Score103.12
Rank#13  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Websiteiotdb.apache.orgwww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.searchxml.net/­category/­productswww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationwww.searchxml.net/­support/­handoutsdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperApache Software FoundationFileMaker infoa subsidiary of Appleinformationpartners gmbhSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release2018198320152014
Current release19.4.1, November 20211.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)iOS infoclient part only
Linux
OS X
Windows
Windowshosted
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
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 formatyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infovia pluginsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Native API
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesPHPC++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIsJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesyes infoon the application serveruser defined functions
Triggersyesyesnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14yes infosychronisation to multiple collectionsyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsIntegration with Hadoop and Sparknonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Strong Consistency with Raft
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonomultiple readers, single writerACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlyessimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesDomain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application servicesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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Apache IoTDBFileMakersearchxmlSnowflake
Specific characteristicsApache IoTDB (Internet of Things Database) is a time series data management system...
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Competitive advantagesLow Cost and High Performance Tens of million points write throughput High compression...
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Typical application scenariosIoT / IIoT End-Edge-Cloud Collaboration Real-Time and Historian Time Series Analytics
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Key customersOver 200 customers worldwide, including Bosch, Siemens, Komat'su, Alibaba, etc.
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Market metrics185+ contributors and 10,000+ times monthly clones on GitHub Rank 7 by commits among...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source: Apache License v2.0 Pricing for commercial-/cloud-/edge-edition provided...
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