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System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. FileMaker vs. PostgreSQL

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  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.Widely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.27
Rank#97  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Score52.27
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score615.29
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.comwww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.postgresql.org
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourceswww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationwww.postgresql.org/­docs
DeveloperExasolFileMaker infoa subsidiary of ApplePostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developer
Initial release200019831989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL
Current release19.4.1, November 202114.3, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
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.noyes infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infovia pluginsyes infostandard with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
PHP.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonepartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Source-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensions
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
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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