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DBMS > EXASOL vs. eXtremeDB vs. FileMaker vs. Oracle

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

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisoneXtremeDB  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Natively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clusteringFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Widely used RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational 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
Trend Chart
Score3.19
Rank#102  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score0.62
Rank#220  Overall
#105  Relational DBMS
#17  Time Series DBMS
Score53.12
Rank#23  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Score1260.80
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.comwww.mcobject.comwww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.oracle.com/­database
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourceswww.mcobject.com/­docs/­extremedb.htmwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationdocs.oracle.com/­en/­database
DeveloperExasolMcObjectFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleOracle
Initial release2000200119831980
Current release8.2, 202119.4.1, November 202119c, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial 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 languageC and C++C and C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
iOS infoclient part only
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
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.nono infosupport of XML interfaces availableyes infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infowith the option: eXtremeSQLyes infovia pluginsyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
Lua
Python
Scala
PHPC
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 functionsyesyesPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possible
Triggersyesyes infoby defining eventsyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning / shardingnoneSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesActive Replication Fabric™ for IoT
Multi-source replication infoby means of eXtremeDB Cluster option
Source-replica replication infoby means of eXtremeDB High Availability option
Source-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Multi-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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID infoisolation level can be parameterized
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies availableyesyes
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 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 servicesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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EXASOLeXtremeDBFileMakerOracle
Specific characteristicseXtremeDB is an in-memory and/or persistent database system that offers an ultra-small...
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Competitive advantageseXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
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Typical application scenariosIoT application across all markets: Industrial Control, Netcom, Telecom, Defense,...
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Key customersSchneider Electronics, F5 Networks, TNS, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, GoPro, ViaSat,...
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Market metricsWith hundreds of customers and over 30 million devices/applications using the product...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFor server use cases, there is a simple per-server license irrespective of the number...
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