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DBMS > FileMaker vs. Heroic vs. LeanXcale vs. SingleStore

System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. Heroic vs. LeanXcale vs. SingleStore

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  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 ElasticSearchA highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilitiesMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score50.28
Rank#21  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Score0.11
Rank#309  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score0.30
Rank#269  Overall
#40  Key-value stores
#124  Relational DBMS
Score5.06
Rank#67  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.leanxcale.comwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleSpotifyLeanXcaleSingleStore Inc.
Initial release1983201420152013
Current release19.3.1, June 20217.3, December 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsnoyes infothrough Apache Derbyyes, but no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesPHPC
Java
Scala
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14yesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITED
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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FileMakerHeroicLeanXcaleSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsFull ACID and full SQL operational database with analytical queries over operational...
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SingleStore is The No Limits Database™, powering modern applications and analytical...
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Competitive advantagesLinear scalability upto 100s of nodes (tested with 100 nodes and TPC-C).
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Performance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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Typical application scenariosHybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP) requiring an operational database...
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Real-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
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Key customersbanking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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Comcast - Real-time Stream Processing Architecture DellEMC - Getting it Right Exactly...
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Market metrics15 beta testers
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Customers in various industries worldwide -- US and International Industry Solutions:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsannual fee covering license and support based on number of physical cores
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F ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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