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System Properties Comparison EsgynDB vs. FileMaker vs. Sphinx

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NameEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.28
Rank#264  Overall
#122  Relational DBMS
Score47.39
Rank#23  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score6.34
Rank#60  Overall
#7  Search engines
Websiteesgyn.comwww.claris.com/­filemakersphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationesgyn.com/­developerswww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperEsgynFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release201519832001
Current release19, May 20203.2.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++, JavaC++
Server operating systemsLinuxiOS
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 format
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infovia pluginsSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.NetPHPC++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Proceduresyesno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication between multi datacentersSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
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 infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesno

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