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System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. GridDB vs. IRONdb vs. Stardog

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Scalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityEnterprise Knowledge Graph and graph DBMS with high availability and high performance reasoning
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series 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
Score0.44
Rank#216  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#314  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score0.96
Rank#151  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Websitewww.filemaker.comgriddb.netwww.irondb.iowww.stardog.com
Technical documentationwww.filemaker.com/­support/­product/­documentation.htmlgriddb.net/­en/­docs/­documents/­1-1_what-is-griddb.phpwww.irondb.io/­docswww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleToshiba CorporationCirconus LLC.Stardog-Union
Initial release1983201320172010
Current release18, May 20194.2, June 2019V0.10.20, January 20186.2.3, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availablecommercialcommercial 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 servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++Java
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinuxLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyes
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 indexesyesyesnoyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsSQL92 (advanced edition only), SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)SQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)SPARQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocolHTTP APIGraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesPHPC
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes, in Luauser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersyesyesnoyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Master-slave replicationconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareMaster-master replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID at container levelnoACID
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesAccess rights for users can be defined per databasenoAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
FileMakerGridDBIRONdbStardog
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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IRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
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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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Unmatched Scalability IRONdb is unique among TSDBs in that it does not use a consensus...
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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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Real Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
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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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IRONdb serves the needs of the world's largest Time Series Database customers. One...
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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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Only TSDB capable of scaling to billions of metrics. Only TSDB to scale to dozens...
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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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IRONdb is licensed under a subscription model based on the number of active metrics...
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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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