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System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. GigaSpaces vs. Hazelcast vs. MongoDB

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.High performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsA widely adopted in-memory data gridOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructure
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Key-value storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
Document store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12Spatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS infoTime Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score54.31
Rank#21  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score1.30
Rank#177  Overall
#31  Document stores
#7  Object oriented DBMS
Score9.60
Rank#50  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score477.90
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.gigaspaces.comhazelcast.comwww.mongodb.com
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsdocs.mongodb.com/­manual
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleGigaspaces TechnologiesHazelcastMongoDB, Inc
Initial release1983200020082009
Current release19.4.1, November 202115.5, September 20205.2.1, November 20226.0.1, August 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetJavaC++
Server operating systemsiOS infoclient part only
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatial
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 infoXML can be used for describing objects metadatayes infothe object must implement a serialization strategy
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsSQL-99 for query and DML statementsSQL-like query languageRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BI
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesPHP.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Actionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor ServicesJavaScript
Triggersyesyes, event driven architectureyes infoEventsyes infoin MongoDB Atlas only
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingSharding infoPartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Multi-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
yes infoReplicated MapMulti-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possible
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infooptional, enabled by default
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesRole-based access controlRole-based access controlAccess rights for users and roles
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FileMakerGigaSpacesHazelcastMongoDB
Specific characteristicsGigaSpaces, the pioneer of In-Memory Computing , drives enterprise digital transformation...
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Competitive advantages​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
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Typical application scenariosApplication Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
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Key customersMorgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
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Market metricsForrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
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