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System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. GridDB vs. Stardog

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Cloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.Scalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataEnterprise Knowledge Graph and graph DBMS with high availability and high performance reasoning
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score54.16
Rank#19  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Score12.60
Rank#38  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score0.45
Rank#216  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score0.79
Rank#169  Overall
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Websitewww.filemaker.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasegriddb.netwww.stardog.com
Technical documentationwww.filemaker.com/­support/­product/­documentation.htmlfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasegriddb.net/­en/­docs/­documents/­1-1_what-is-griddb.phpwww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Toshiba CorporationStardog-Union
Initial release1983201220132010
Current release18, May 20194.2, June 20196.2.3, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availablecommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
hostedLinuxLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyes
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 formatnonono infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsnoSQL92 (advanced edition only), SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)SPARQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocolGraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesPHPJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyeslimited functionality with using 'rules'nouser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
TriggersyesCallbacks are triggered when data changesyesyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Master-slave replicationMaster-master replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Immediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersImmediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesACID at container levelACID
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesyes, based on authentication and database rulesAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
FileMakerFirebase Realtime DatabaseGridDBStardog
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Stardog is a knowledge graph platform backed by a performant, scalable graph database....
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Stardog is uniquely designed to aid in data integration for your complex data. Benefits...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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