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DBMS > Datomic vs. FileMaker vs. InterSystems Caché vs. RocksDB

System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. FileMaker vs. InterSystems Caché vs. RocksDB

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  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.A multi-model DBMS and application serverEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.96
Rank#117  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Score46.40
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score3.25
Rank#86  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#46  Relational DBMS
Score3.10
Rank#92  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
Websitewww.datomic.comwww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.intersystems.com/­products/­cacherocksdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationdocs.intersystems.comgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperCognitectFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleInterSystemsFacebook, Inc.
Initial release2012198319972013
Current release0.9.5951, July 201919, May 20202018.1.4, May 20206.15.5 , February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMiOS
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesdepending on used data modelschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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 formatyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infovia pluginsyesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
PHPC#
C++
Java
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsyesyesno
TriggersBy using transaction functionsyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnonenonenone
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 replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyesyes
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 developmentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnosimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesAccess rights for users, groups and rolesno

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