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System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. FatDB vs. FileMaker

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
DescriptionMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.A .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.FileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score49.73
Rank#20  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemaker
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentation
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerFatCloudClaris infoa subsidiary of Apple
Initial release200820121983
Current release7.2.4, September 201219.4.1, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C#
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
WindowsiOS infoclient part only
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
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.yes infoA http query request can return the data in XML format
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsno infoVia inetgration in SQL Serveryes infovia plugins
APIs and other access methodsJDBC.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
C#PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infovia applicationsyes
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infovia applicationsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factorSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPno infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationssimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory services

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