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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonGrakn  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Grakn is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.Widely used RDBMSA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Relational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score46.66
Rank#23  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score0.74
Rank#199  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#97  Relational DBMS
Score1345.00
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Score1.14
Rank#157  Overall
#13  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakergrakn.aiwww.oracle.com/­databasewww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationdev.grakn.ai/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­en/­databasedocs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleGrakn LabsOracle
Initial release1983201619802017
Current release19, May 20201.8.4, November 202019c, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availablecommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC and C++C++
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 formatnoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
console (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesPHPAll JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possibleyes
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoby using Cassandrahorizontal partitioning infowith the optional Oracle Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Multi-source replication infoby using CassandraMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeperno infocan be realized in PL/SQLyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infosubstituted by the relationship featureyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID infoisolation level can be parameterizedACID
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.noyes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'no
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progressfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
FileMakerGraknOracleTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsGrakn is the knowledge graph to organise complex networks of data and making it queryable,...
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Oracle Database (commonly referred to as Oracle RDBMS or simply as Oracle) is a multi-model...
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TigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesExpressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of Grakn allows for modelling...
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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : Grakn makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersFour out of the top five global banks use TigerGraph for real-time fraud detection....
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Market metricsANALYST RESEARCH Nov 2020: TigerGraph Named A Leader For Graph Data Platforms - TigerGraph...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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Oracle Database Cloud Services Customers can choose from a wide range of database...
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Try TigerGraph for Free in the Cloud or On Prem https://www.tigergraph.com/get-tigergraph/...
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