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DBMS > FileMaker vs. Google BigQuery vs. LokiJS vs. TimesTen

System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. Google BigQuery vs. LokiJS vs. TimesTen

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Large scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesIn-memory JavaScript DBMSIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score55.86
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score45.62
Rank#24  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#222  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score1.79
Rank#129  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakercloud.google.com/­bigquerygithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationcloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docstechfort.github.io/­LokiJSdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleGoogleOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release1983201020141998
Current release19.3.1, June 202111 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScript
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
hostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesPHP.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScriptC
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions infoin JavaScriptView functions in JavaScriptPL/SQL
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14noneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying datano infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) on dataset, table or view level infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)nofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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