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DBMS > FileMaker vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. Interbase vs. TimescaleDB

System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. Interbase vs. TimescaleDB

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Google's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.Hawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.Light-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score53.86
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score3.63
Rank#91  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Score0.03
Rank#329  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score6.37
Rank#64  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score4.38
Rank#81  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakercloud.google.com/­bigtablewww.hawkular.orgwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.timescale.com
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docswww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidedocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedocs.timescale.com
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleGoogleCommunity supported by Red HatEmbarcaderoTimescale
Initial release19832015201419842017
Current release19.3.1, June 2021InterBase 2020, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaCC
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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 infoexport as XML data possibleyes
Secondary indexesyesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsnonoyesyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
HTTP RESTADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesPHPC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Go
Java
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonoyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyesnoyes infovia Hawkular Alertingyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infobased on Cassandranoneyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Internal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraInterbase Change ViewsSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)Eventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoAtomic single-row operationsnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyes
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.nonoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)nofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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