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System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. GridDB vs. Postgres-XL vs. Stardog

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  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 DataBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresEnterprise Knowledge Graph and graph DBMS with high availability and high performance reasoning
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score54.16
Rank#19  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Score0.45
Rank#216  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score0.47
Rank#212  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Score0.79
Rank#169  Overall
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Websitewww.filemaker.comgriddb.netwww.postgres-xl.orgwww.stardog.com
Technical documentationwww.filemaker.com/­support/­product/­documentation.htmlgriddb.net/­en/­docs/­documents/­1-1_what-is-griddb.phpwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationwww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleToshiba CorporationStardog-Union
Initial release198320132014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2010
Current release18, May 20194.2, June 201910 R1, October 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 availableOpen Source infoMozilla public licensecommercial 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++CJava
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
macOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyesyes
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 formatnoyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsSQL92 (advanced edition only), SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)yes infodistributed, parallel query executionSPARQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
GraphQL 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++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnouser defined functionsuser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersyesyesyesyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardinghorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Master-slave replicationMaster-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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID at container levelACID infoMVCCACID
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 databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
FileMakerGridDBPostgres-XLStardog
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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