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System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. GridDB vs. Valentina Server

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonValentina Server  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 DataObject-relational database and reports server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score50.96
Rank#19  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Score0.44
Rank#219  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score0.17
Rank#269  Overall
#125  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.filemaker.comgriddb.netwww.valentina-db.net
Technical documentationwww.filemaker.com/­support/­product/­documentation.htmlgriddb.net/­en/­docs/­documents/­1-1_what-is-griddb.phpvalentina-db.com/­docs/­dokuwiki/­v5/­doku.php
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleToshiba CorporationParadigma Software
Initial release198320131999
Current release19, May 20204.2, June 20195.7.5
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes 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 formatno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsSQL92 (advanced edition only), SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)yes
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocolODBC
Supported programming languagesPHPC
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Visual Basic
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containers
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID at container level
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.yesyes
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-standard
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FileMakerGridDBValentina Server
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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