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DBMS > FileMaker vs. H2 vs. Memcached

System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. H2 vs. Memcached

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  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 key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score53.86
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score10.12
Rank#47  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score26.27
Rank#31  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.h2database.comwww.memcached.org
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleThomas MuellerDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release198320052003
Current release19.3.1, June 20211.4.200, October 20191.6.9, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsyesno
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesPHPJava.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenone
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 databasenone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesno
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol

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