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DBMS > FileMaker vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Valentina Server

System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Valentina Server

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonValentina Server  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.Object-relational database and reports server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score46.40
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score16.92
Rank#38  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score0.21
Rank#282  Overall
#131  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.valentina-db.net
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasevalentina-db.com/­docs/­dokuwiki/­v5/­doku.php
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Paradigma Software
Initial release198320121999
Current release19, May 20205.7.5
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 formatno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
ODBC
Supported programming languagesPHPJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
.Net
C
C#
C++
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Visual Basic
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyeslimited functionality with using 'rules'yes
TriggersyesCallbacks are triggered when data changesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesyes, based on authentication and database rulesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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