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System Properties Comparison DolphinDB vs. FileMaker vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Tkrzw

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NameDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonTkrzw infoSuccessor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDolphinDB is a high performance Time Series DBMS. It is integrated with an easy-to-use fully featured programming language and a high-volume high-velocity streaming analytics system. It offers operational simplicity, scalability, fault tolerance, and concurrency.FileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Microsofts flagship relational DBMSA concept of libraries, allowing an application program to store and query key-value pairs in a file. Successor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.32
Rank#126  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score54.31
Rank#21  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score912.51
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#377  Overall
#60  Key-value stores
Websitewww.dolphindb.comwww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverdbmx.net/­tkrzw
Technical documentationwww.dolphindb.com/­helpwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
DeveloperDolphinDB, IncFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleMicrosoftMikio Hirabayashi
Initial release2018198319892020
Current releasev2.00.4, January 202219.4.1, November 2021SQL Server 2019, November 20190.9.3, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community version availablecommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
iOS infoclient part only
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
macOS
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.noyes infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infovia pluginsyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
JSON over HTTP
Kafka
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
OPC DA
OPC UA
RabbitMQ
WebSocket
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
MatLab
Python
R
Rust
PHPC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
C++
Java
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javano
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningnonetables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14yes, but depending on the SQL-Server Editionnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnoACID
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.yesyesyes infousing specific database classes
User concepts infoAccess controlAdministrators, Users, Groupssimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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