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System Properties Comparison FeatureBase vs. FileMaker vs. searchxml vs. Snowflake

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NameFeatureBase  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionReal-time database platform that powers real-time analytics and machine learning applications by simultaneously executing low-latency, high-throughput, and highly concurrent workloads.FileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.DBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application serverCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSNative XML DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.35
Rank#270  Overall
#126  Relational DBMS
Score53.12
Rank#23  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#357  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#23  Search engines
Score103.12
Rank#13  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.molecula.comwww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.searchxml.net/­category/­productswww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.molecula.cloudwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationwww.searchxml.net/­support/­handoutsdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperMolecula and Pilosa Open Source ContributorsFileMaker infoa subsidiary of Appleinformationpartners gmbhSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release2017198320152014
Current release2022, May 202219.4.1, November 20211.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
iOS infoclient part only
Linux
OS X
Windows
Windowshosted
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
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.noyes infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatyesyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL queriesyes infovia pluginsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsgRPC
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
PHPC++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIsJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoon the application serveruser defined functions
Triggersnoyesnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14yes infosychronisation to multiple collectionsyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnomultiple readers, single writerACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes, using Linux fsyncyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesDomain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application servicesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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