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System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. FileMaker vs. Lovefield vs. Oracle

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.FileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Embeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptWidely used RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Spatial DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.19
Rank#102  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score53.12
Rank#23  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#281  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Score1260.80
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.comwww.claris.com/­filemakergoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.oracle.com/­database
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourceswww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mddocs.oracle.com/­en/­database
DeveloperExasolFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleGoogleOracle
Initial release2000198320141980
Current release19.4.1, November 20212.1.12, February 201719c, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptC and C++
Server operating systemsiOS infoclient part only
Linux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Data schemeyesyesyesyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columns
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 formatnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infovia pluginsSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
PHPJavaScriptC
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesnoPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possible
TriggersyesyesUsing read-only observersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenoneSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14noneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnonono infocan be realized in PL/SQL
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID infoisolation level can be parameterized
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infousing MemoryDByes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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