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System Properties Comparison Cloudant vs. FileMaker vs. Oracle

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NameCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Widely used RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.01
Rank#82  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score47.58
Rank#23  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score1369.36
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Websitecloudant.comwww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.oracle.com/­database
Technical documentationdocs.cloudant.comwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationdocs.oracle.com/­en/­database
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014FileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleOracle
Initial release201019831980
Current release19, May 202019c, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageErlangC and C++
Server operating systemshostediOS
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columns
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 formatyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infovia pluginsyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
PHPC
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyesPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possible
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioning infowith the optional Oracle Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono infocan be realized in PL/SQL
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possiblenoACID infoisolation level can be parameterized
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyesyes
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 infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasesimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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