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FileMaker System Properties

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NameFileMaker
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Additional database modelsKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score61.06
Rank#17  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.filemaker.com
Technical documentationwww.filemaker.com/­support/­product/­documentation.html
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of Apple
Initial release1983
Current release16.0.1, May 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
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 format
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia plugins
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesPHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes
Triggersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory services

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Recent citations in the news

FileMaker Pro 16.0.2
2 October 2017, TidBITS

FileMaker not for dummies
21 September 2017, App Developer Magazine

New FileMaker resources for wannabe app developers
25 September 2017, BIT

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

FileMaker Pro: Simple app dev, easy cloud deployment
21 August 2017, InfoWorld

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