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System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. FoundationDB vs. Graphite vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Percona Server for MongoDB

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparison
Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Ordered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.Data logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityA drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Time Series DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score52.27
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score1.44
Rank#146  Overall
#25  Document stores
#27  Key-value stores
#70  Relational DBMS
Score5.46
Rank#75  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score2.25
Rank#119  Overall
#22  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#59  Relational DBMS
Score0.64
Rank#215  Overall
#33  Document stores
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.foundationdb.orggithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.percona.com/­software/­mongodb/­percona-server-for-mongodb
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbgraphite.readthedocs.iodocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clswww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.html
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleFoundationDBChris DavisInterSystemsPercona
Initial release19832013200620182015
Current release19.4.1, November 20216.2.28, November 20202021.1, June 20213.4.10-2.10, November 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoGPL Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++PythonC++
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Unix
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-free infosome layers support schemasyesdepending on used data modelschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infosome layers support typingNumeric data onlyyesyes
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 formatnoyesno
Secondary indexesyesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginssupported in specific SQL layer onlynoyesno
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Sockets
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesPHP.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Clojure
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesin SQL-layer onlynoyesJavaScript
Triggersyesnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14yesnoneSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesin SQL-layer onlynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infolockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infovia In-Memory Engine
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesnonoyesAccess rights for users and roles

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