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System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. FileMaker vs. Infobright

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.High performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontend
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score2.31
Rank#134  Overall
#65  Relational DBMS
Score53.32
Rank#21  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Score1.57
Rank#171  Overall
#80  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datomic.comwww.claris.com/­filemakerignitetech.com/­softwarelibrary/­infobrightdb
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentation
DeveloperCognitectFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.
Initial release201219832005
Current release1.0.6735, June 202319.4.1, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freecommercialcommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMiOS infoclient part only
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used instead
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infovia pluginsyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
PHP.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsyesno
TriggersBy using transaction functionsyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes inforecommended only for testing and developmentyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnosimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilities

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