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System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. Google Cloud Spanner vs. GridDB vs. Stardog

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.A horizontally scalable, globally consistent, relational database service. It is the externalization of the core Google database that runs the biggest aspects of Google, like Ads and Google Play.Scalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataEnterprise Knowledge Graph and graph DBMS with high availability and high performance reasoning
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score52.08
Rank#20  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Score1.93
Rank#112  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score0.44
Rank#216  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score0.96
Rank#151  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Websitewww.filemaker.comcloud.google.com/­spannergriddb.netwww.stardog.com
Technical documentationwww.filemaker.com/­support/­product/­documentation.htmlcloud.google.com/­spanner/­docsgriddb.net/­en/­docs/­documents/­1-1_what-is-griddb.phpwww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleGoogleToshiba CorporationStardog-Union
Initial release1983201720132010
Current release18, May 20194.2, June 20196.2.3, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availablecommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
hostedLinuxLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyes
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 infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011SQL92 (advanced edition only), SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)SPARQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
JDBC infoAt present, JDBC supports read-only queries. No support for DDL or DML statements.
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocolGraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesPHPGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonouser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersyesnoyesyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Master-Master replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.Master-slave replicationMaster-master replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infousing Google Cloud DataflowConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersImmediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integritynoyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoStrict serializable isolationACID at container levelACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
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 rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
FileMakerGoogle Cloud SpannerGridDBStardog
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Stardog is a knowledge graph platform backed by a performant, scalable graph database....
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Stardog is uniquely designed to aid in data integration for your complex data. Benefits...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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