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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. EDB Postgres vs. FileMaker vs. SQLite vs. SWC-DB

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.The EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options and Oracle compatibility features, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.FileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Widely used embeddable, in-process RDBMSA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score0.55
Rank#232  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score2.06
Rank#124  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Score52.27
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score134.73
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#350  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.enterprisedb.comwww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.sqlite.orggithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docswww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperEnterpriseDBFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleDwayne Richard HippAlex Kashirin
Initial release20132005198320002020
Current release14, December 202119.4.1, November 20213.38.4  (4 May 2022), May 20220.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT Licensecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentscommercialOpen Source infoPublic DomainOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageGoCCC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
iOS
OS X
Windows
server-lessLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes infodynamic column typesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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 infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.yes infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatnono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infostandard with numerous extensionsyes infovia pluginsyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesGo.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
PHPActionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yesnono
Triggersnoyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangenonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes infovia file-system locksyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesno
More information provided by the system vendor
BoltDBEDB PostgresFileMakerSQLiteSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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