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DBMS > FileMaker vs. Google Cloud Datastore vs. Raima Database Manager

System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. Google Cloud Datastore vs. Raima Database Manager

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Datastore  Xexclude from comparisonRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Automatically scaling NoSQL Database as a Service (DBaaS) on the Google Cloud PlatformRDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into an application or used as a database server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score54.22
Rank#21  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score4.98
Rank#77  Overall
#11  Document stores
Score0.54
Rank#233  Overall
#113  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakercloud.google.com/­datastoreraima.com
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationcloud.google.com/­datastore/­docsdocs.raima.com
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleGoogleRaima Inc.
Initial release198320081984
Current release19.3.1, June 202115, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
hostedAndroid
HP-UX
Integrity RTOS
iOS
Linux
OS X
QNX
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, details hereyes
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 formatnono infoExporting/Importing of XML structures possible
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsSQL-like query language (GQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesPHP.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Objective-C
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesusing Google App Engineyes infobased on the ANSI/ISO SQL Persistent Stored Modules (PSM) specification
TriggersyesCallbacks using the Google Apps Engineyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Multi-source replication using PaxosSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflowno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on type of query and configuration infoStrong Consistency is default for entity lookups and queries within an Entity Group (but can instead be made eventually consistent). Other queries are always eventual consistent.Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infovia ReferenceProperties or Ancestor pathsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoSerializable Isolation within Transactions, Read Committed outside of TransactionsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
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)no
More information provided by the system vendor
FileMakerGoogle Cloud DatastoreRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista
News

Raima Announces Release of Raima Database Manager (RDM) v15, a Powerful Embedded Time Series Database
10 June 2021

Raima Announces Release of Raima Database Manager (RDM) v14.2, a Powerful IoT Edge Embedded Database
8 October 2020

Raima Joins BlackBerry QNX Channel Partner Program to Deliver Safety-Critical and Secure Software Solutions for the IoT Edge Industry
1 October 2020

Raima Expands Their Reseller Network in Asia
19 May 2020

Raima and MontaVista announce strategic partnership
14 May 2020

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