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FileMaker System Properties

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DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.
Database modelRelational DBMS
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Rank#17  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Technical documentationwww.filemaker.com/­support/­product/­documentation.html
DeveloperFileMaker a subsidiary of Apple
Initial release1983
Current release16.0.1, May 2017
License Commercial or Open Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based Only available as a cloud serviceno
Server operating systemsiOS
Data schemeyes
Typing predefined data types such as float or dateyes
XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.yes A http query request can return the data in XML format
Secondary indexesyes
SQL Support of (almost entire) SQL standard (DML, DDL and DCL statements)yes via plugins
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
Supported programming languagesPHP
Server-side scripts Stored proceduresyes
Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodesnone
Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone
MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Foreign keys Referential integrityyes
Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano
Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability Support for making data persistentyes
User concepts Access controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory services

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Conferences and events

FileMaker Developer Conference 2017
Phoenix, Arizona, USA, 24-26 July 2017

Recent citations in the news

FileMaker 16 launches with improved tools for more advanced developers
9 May 2017, TechCrunch

FileMaker 16 Launches With Enhancements to Mobility, Scalability, Security and More
9 May 2017, Mac Rumors

FileMaker 16's complex simplicity echoes Apple's enterprise IT strategy
12 May 2017, Computerworld

Dell announces new IoT solutions, FileMaker Platform 16, and MIT CSAIL's C-LEARN system for robots — SD Times ...
11 May 2017, SDTimes.com

Automated Access to FileMaker 16 Conversion with FmPro Migrator 8.23
9 May 2017, prMac (press release)

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