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DBMS > FatDB vs. FileMaker vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. TimesTen

System Properties Comparison FatDB vs. FileMaker vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. TimesTen

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NameFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  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 containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score53.12
Rank#23  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Score2.45
Rank#118  Overall
#23  Document stores
#22  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#59  Relational DBMS
Score1.67
Rank#136  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperFatCloudFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleInterSystemsOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release2012198320181998
Current release19.4.1, November 20212021.1, June 202111 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC#
Server operating systemsWindowsiOS infoclient part only
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesdepending on used data modelyes
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 formatyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLno infoVia inetgration in SQL Serveryes infovia pluginsyesyes
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC#PHP.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infovia applicationsyesyesPL/SQL
Triggersyes infovia applicationsyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Source-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationssimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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