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DBMS > FatDB vs. FileMaker vs. IRONdb vs. Prometheus

System Properties Comparison FatDB vs. FileMaker vs. IRONdb vs. Prometheus

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NameFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
DescriptionA .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.FileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.A distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring system
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score52.27
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score6.13
Rank#67  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databaseprometheus.io
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationdocs.circonus.com/­irondbprometheus.io/­docs
DeveloperFatCloudFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleCirconus LLC.
Initial release2012198320172015
Current release19.4.1, November 2021V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC#C and C++Go
Server operating systemsWindowsiOS
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsNumeric data only
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 formatnono infoImport of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLno infoVia inetgration in SQL Serveryes infovia pluginsSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)no
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP APIRESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#PHP.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infovia applicationsyesyes, in Luano
Triggersyes infovia applicationsyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14configurable replication factor, datacenter awareyes infoby Federation
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationssimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesnono

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