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System Properties Comparison Derby vs. FileMaker vs. Hive vs. TerarkDB

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NameDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.FileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.data warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.97
Rank#74  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Score55.86
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score83.45
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#325  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitedb.apache.org/­derbywww.claris.com/­filemakerhive.apache.orggithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmlwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homegithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperApache Software FoundationFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookTerark
Initial release1997198320122016
Current release10.15.2.0, March 202019.3.1, June 20213.1.2, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMiOS
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-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.yesyes infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infovia pluginsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBCFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesJavaPHPC++
Java
PHP
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Proceduresyesyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceno
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14selectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesAccess rights for users, groups and rolesno

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