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System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. H2 vs. Ingres vs. Oracle

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonIngres  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Full-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Well established RDBMSWidely used RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Spatial DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score55.86
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score9.99
Rank#47  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score5.77
Rank#68  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score1266.89
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.h2database.comwww.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbmswww.oracle.com/­database
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmldocs.actian.com/­ingresdocs.oracle.com/­en/­database
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleThomas MuellerActian CorporationOracle
Initial release198320051974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s1980
Current release19.3.1, June 20212.0.204, December 202111.0, April 201719c, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)commercialcommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaCC and C++
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Data schemeyesyesyesyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columns
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 formatnono infobut tools for importing/exporting data from/to XML-files availableyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsyesyesyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesPHPJavaC
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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined FunctionsyesPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possible
Triggersyesyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonehorizontal partitioning infoIngres Star to access multiple databases simultaneouslySharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14With clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseIngres ReplicatorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono infocan be realized in PL/SQL
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACID infoisolation level can be parameterized
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes infoMVCCyes
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 infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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