DB-EnginesExtremeDB: the mission critical dbmsEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > BigchainDB vs. FileMaker vs. Riak TS vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. FileMaker vs. Riak TS vs. Snowflake

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Riak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.14
Rank#185  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score53.86
Rank#22  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Score0.33
Rank#290  Overall
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score114.77
Rank#11  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.claris.com/­filemakerriak.com/­products/­riak-tswww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleBasho TechnologiesSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release2016198320152014
Current release19.4.1, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languagePythonErlang
Server operating systemsLinuxiOS infoclient part only
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
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 formatnoyes
Secondary indexesyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infovia pluginsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
PHPC infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJavaScript and Erlanguser defined functions
Triggersyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14selectable replication factoryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infolinks between datasets can be storedyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlyessimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesSQLFlow: Provides a visual representation of the overall flow of data. Automated SQL data lineage analysis across Databases, ETL, Business Intelligence, Cloud and Hadoop environments by parsing SQL Script and stored procedure.
» more

CData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

DBHawk: Secure access to SQL, NoSQL and Cloud databases with an all-in-one solution.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
BigchainDBFileMakerRiak TSSnowflake
DB-Engines blog posts

Snowflake is the DBMS of the Year 2021
3 January 2022, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

Blockchain in Media, Advertising, and Entertainment Market Global Volume Analysis, Size, Share and Key Trends 2032 | Leading Players: IBM, Microsoft, SAP, Accenture, AWS, Oracle
25 November 2022, Digital Journal

Managing Data Storage with Blockchain and BigchainDB
6 April 2016, SitePoint

Blockchain Technology in Defense Market Analysis By Application, End User and Region by 2032
30 November 2022, EIN News

Blockchain in Energy Market is Booming Across Globe | Oracle, Electron, Nodalblock
2 December 2022, openPR

Blockchain in Aviation Market: Profiling Key Players to Witness Massive Revenue Growth Over Forecast Period of 2022 to 2032 | IBM, Amazon.com Inc., Accenture plc, Microsoft Corporation
18 November 2022, Digital Journal

provided by Google News

Claris FileMaker Pro & FileMaker Server updated with macOS Ventura compatibility
30 November 2022, AppleInsider

Claris’s Plans for FileMaker Bode Well for Individual Users
23 August 2022, TidBITS

Claris Is Renaming FileMaker
2 September 2022, Daring Fireball

Apple subsidiary Claris releases FileMaker 19.5 update
17 June 2022, 9to5Mac

Best iPad apps: Install these top apps to get the most out of your device, a complete lowdown
3 December 2022, DNP INDIA

provided by Google News

Riak TS for time series analysis at scale
29 September 2016, opensource.com

Is Riak A Good NoSQL Database Option?
1 July 2019, Analytics India Magazine

Basho open-sources its Riak TS database for the Internet Of Things
5 May 2016, TechCrunch

provided by Google News

Snowflake CEO Frank Slootman: FOMO Fever Hits Data Cloud!
7 December 2022, Acceleration Economy

Bright Data Launches Public Web Datasets on Snowflake Marketplace
5 December 2022, Business Wire

Hasura GraphQL APIs for Snowflake Streamline Embedded Analytics and Accelerate Data Access
7 December 2022, Business Wire

Talend: Why ‘healthy data’ in Snowflake matters, really
6 December 2022, ComputerWeekly.com

What Is Snowflake? A Tutorial
18 November 2022, Built In

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Administrative Assistant and Receptionist
MIT, Cambridge, MA

Research Associate I - Research Resources
Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego, San Diego, CA

Product Development Engineer II - Patient Specific
Paragon 28 Inc, Englewood, CO

Compliance Assistant- Athletics
Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA

Clinical Research Coordinator (Non-RN) - Research Resources
Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego, San Diego, CA

Snowflake and MongoDB Database Administrator
Eclaro, Remote

ETL With Snowflake Developer
Tekskills Inc, Remote

snowflake admin
Vings Technologies, Remote

Snowflake Database Engineer - Remote
Co-op Solutions, Charlotte, NC

Database Administrator
Amiga Informatics Pvt. Ltd, Remote

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Redis logo

The world’s most loved real‑time data platform.
Try free

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 80GB free.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Present your product here