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DBMS > EventStoreDB vs. FileMaker vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Lovefield vs. Yaacomo

System Properties Comparison EventStoreDB vs. FileMaker vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Lovefield vs. Yaacomo

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NameEventStoreDB  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonYaacomo  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIndustrial-strength, open-source database solution built from the ground up for event sourcing.FileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Cloud Firestore is an auto-scaling document database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps. It offers seamless integration with other Firebase and Google Cloud Platform products.Embeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptOpenCL based in-memory RDBMS, designed for efficiently utilizing the hardware via parallel computing
Primary database modelEvent StoreRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.92
Rank#181  Overall
#1  Event Stores
Score52.27
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score9.32
Rank#52  Overall
#10  Document stores
Score0.23
Rank#283  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#152  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.eventstore.comwww.claris.com/­filemakerfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestoregoogle.github.io/­lovefieldyaacomo.com
Technical documentationdevelopers.eventstore.comwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoregithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.md
DeveloperEvent Store LimitedFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleGoogleGoogleQ2WEB GmbH
Initial release20121983201720142009
Current release21.2, February 202119.4.1, November 20212.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
iOS
OS X
Windows
hostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariAndroid
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
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.yes infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatnonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsnoSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternyes
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesPHPGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsno
Triggersyesyes, with Cloud FunctionsUsing read-only observersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Multi-source replicationnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoUsing Cloud Dataflownono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesACIDACID
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.yes infousing MemoryDByes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.nofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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