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DBMS > FileMaker vs. Heroic vs. Hive vs. SingleStore vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. Heroic vs. Hive vs. SingleStore vs. SwayDB

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchdata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storageAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score52.84
Rank#21  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#315  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score84.74
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score5.74
Rank#64  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#327  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexhive.apache.orgwww.singlestore.comswaydb.io
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homedocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleSpotifyApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookSingleStore Inc.Simer Plaha
Initial release19832014201220132018
Current release19.3.1, June 20213.1.2, August 20197.3, December 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2commercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++Scala
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMLinux info64 bit version required
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesno
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 formatnonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes, but no triggers and foreign keysno
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesPHPC++
Java
PHP
Python
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyesno
Triggersyesnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14yesselectable replication factorSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoquery execution via MapReducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each nodeImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesAccess rights for users, groups and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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FileMakerHeroicHiveSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLSwayDB
Specific characteristicsSingleStore is The No Limits Database™, powering modern applications and analytical...
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Competitive advantagesPerformance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
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Key customersComcast - Real-time Stream Processing Architecture DellEMC - Getting it Right Exactly...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide -- US and International Industry Solutions:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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