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DBMS > FileMaker vs. H2 vs. LokiJS vs. Oracle

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

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  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.In-memory JavaScript DBMSWidely used RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational 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
Score0.60
Rank#222  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score1266.89
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.h2database.comgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.oracle.com/­database
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmltechfort.github.io/­LokiJSdocs.oracle.com/­en/­database
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleThomas MuellerOracle
Initial release1983200520141980
Current release19.3.1, June 20212.0.204, December 202119c, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Sourcecommercial 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 languageJavaJavaScriptC and C++
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columns
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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 formatnonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsyesnoyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
JavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesPHPJavaJavaScriptC
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 FunctionsView functions in JavaScriptPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possible
Triggersyesyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenoneSharding, 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 databasenoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno infocan be realized in PL/SQL
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID infoisolation level can be parameterized
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes 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-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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