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DBMS > EJDB vs. FileMaker vs. InfinityDB vs. RavenDB

System Properties Comparison EJDB vs. FileMaker vs. InfinityDB vs. RavenDB

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NameEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)FileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.A Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSKey-value storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.14
Rank#307  Overall
#42  Document stores
Score51.57
Rank#23  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#342  Overall
#52  Key-value stores
Score4.12
Rank#91  Overall
#17  Document stores
Websiteejdb.orgwww.claris.com/­filemakerboilerbay.comravendb.net
Technical documentationgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperSoftmotionsFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleBoiler Bay Inc.Hibernating Rhinos
Initial release2012198320022010
Current release19.4.1, November 20214.05.3, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2commercialcommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCJavaC#
Server operating systemsserver-lessiOS infoclient part only
Linux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyesyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysno
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 formatno
Secondary indexesnoyesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infovia pluginsnoSQL-like query language (RQL)
APIs and other access methodsin-process shared libraryFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
Access via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
PHPJava.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnoyes
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14noneMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linq
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZEDEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyesyes
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlnosimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesnoAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
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EJDBFileMakerInfinityDBRavenDB
Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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