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DBMS > FileMaker vs. GBase vs. Trafodion

System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. GBase vs. Trafodion

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonGBase  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.An analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.Transactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score53.12
Rank#23  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Score1.21
Rank#161  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Score0.46
Rank#246  Overall
#118  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.gbase8a.comtrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationtrafodion.apache.org
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleApache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release19832014
Current release19.4.1, November 2021GBase 8a2.3.0, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++, Java
Server operating systemsiOS infoclient part only
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsyes
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesPHPAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJava Stored Procedures
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14yes, via HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infovia user defined functions and HBase
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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