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System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. InfluxDB vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Hawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL Server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score53.12
Rank#23  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#346  Overall
#30  Time Series DBMS
Score29.78
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score86.18
Rank#16  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.hawkular.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-database
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidedocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sql
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleCommunity supported by Red HatMicrosoft
Initial release1983201420132010
Current release19.4.1, November 20212.3, June 2022V12
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaGoC++
Server operating systemsiOS infoclient part only
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
hosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data and Stringsyes
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 indexesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsnoSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP RESTHTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesPHPGo
Java
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonoTransact SQL
Triggersyesyes infovia Hawkular Alertingnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infobased on CassandraSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14selectable replication factor infobased on Cassandraselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes, with always 3 replicas available
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.noyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesnosimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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FileMakerHawkular MetricsInfluxDBMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,300 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to drive 23,500 GitHub stars Over 600,000 daily active instances
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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