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DBMS > DolphinDB vs. FileMaker vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. MarkLogic

System Properties Comparison DolphinDB vs. FileMaker vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. MarkLogic

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NameDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonMarkLogic  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTime Series DBMS for big data, integrated with a lightweight distributed computing framework and a vector programming languageFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Cloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.Hawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.Operational and transactional Enterprise NoSQL database
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMSDocument store
Native XML DBMS
RDF store infoas of version 7
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.04
Rank#173  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score54.22
Rank#21  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score20.06
Rank#36  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score0.02
Rank#335  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score9.34
Rank#51  Overall
#8  Document stores
#1  Native XML DBMS
#1  RDF stores
#4  Search engines
Websitewww.dolphindb.comwww.claris.com/­filemakerfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.hawkular.orgwww.marklogic.com
Technical documentationwww.dolphindb.com/­helpwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasewww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidedocs.marklogic.com
DeveloperDolphinDB, IncFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Community supported by Red HatMarkLogic Corp.
Initial release20181983201220142001
Current release19.3.1, June 20219.0, 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community version availablecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
iOS
OS X
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free infoSchema can be enforced
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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 formatnonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infovia pluginsnonoyes infoSQL92
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP RESTJava API
Node.js Client API
ODBC
proprietary Optic API infoProprietary Query API, introduced with version 9
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
WebDAV
XDBC
XQuery
XSLT
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Python
R
PHPJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
Go
Java
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyeslimited functionality with using 'rules'noyes infovia XQuery or JavaScript
TriggersnoyesCallbacks are triggered when data changesyes infovia Hawkular Alertingyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningnoneSharding infobased on CassandraSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14selectable replication factor infobased on Cassandrayes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnononoyes infovia Hadoop Connector, HDFS Direct Access and in-database MapReduce jobs
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Eventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnoyesnoACID infocan act as a resource manager in an XA/JTA transaction
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
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.yesnoyes, with Range Indexes
User concepts infoAccess controlAdministrators, Users, Groupssimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesyes, based on authentication and database rulesnoRole-based access control at the document and subdocument levels
More information provided by the system vendor
DolphinDBFileMakerFirebase Realtime DatabaseHawkular MetricsMarkLogic
Specific characteristicsThe MarkLogic Multi-Model Database provides the simplest way to integrate data from...
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Competitive advantagesThe main benefit of MarkLogic is simplicity. By making things simpler, MarkLogic...
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Typical application scenariosMarkLogic’s main use case is the Operational Data Hub . A Data Hub is useful for...
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Key customersMarkLogic has proven results managing mission-critical data with over 1,000 global...
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Market metricsMarkLogic is well known within the Fortune 1000, with a strong presence in financial...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMarkLogic provides a variety of licenses and cloud services: MarkLogic Data Hub Service...
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