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DBMS > FileMaker vs. HarperDB vs. Newts

System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. HarperDB vs. Newts

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Ultra-low latency distributed database with an intuitive REST API supporting NoSQL and SQL (including joins). Deployment of functions and databases simultaneously with a consolidated node-level architecture.Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMS
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Score51.15
Rank#22  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Score0.46
Rank#283  Overall
#42  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#389  Overall
#40  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerharperdb.ioopennms.github.io/­newts
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewgithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wiki
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleHarperDBOpenNMS Group
Initial release198320172014
Current release19.4.1, November 20213.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageNode.jsJava
Server operating systemsiOS infoclient part only
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesdynamic schemaschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoJSON data typesyes
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
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsSQL-like data manipulation statementsno
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
HTTP REST
Java API
Supported programming languagesPHP.Net
C
C#
C++
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
MatLab
Objective C
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Swift
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesCustom Functions infosince release 3.1no
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusterSharding infobased on Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14yes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definedselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoAtomic execution of specific operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, using LMDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesAccess rights for users and rolesno

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