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DBMS > Badger vs. FileMaker vs. Realm

System Properties Comparison Badger vs. FileMaker vs. Realm

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NameBadger  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embeddable, persistent, simple and fast Key-Value Store, written purely in Go.FileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.A DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSDocument store
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Score0.11
Rank#297  Overall
#49  Key-value stores
Score47.70
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score9.15
Rank#46  Overall
#8  Document stores
Websitegithub.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerwww.claris.com/­filemakerrealm.io
Technical documentationgodoc.org/­github.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperDGraph LabsFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release201719832014
Current release19, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGo
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
iOS
OS X
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 formatno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infovia pluginsno
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGoPHP.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersnoyesyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlnosimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesyes
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BadgerFileMakerRealm
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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