DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > FileMaker vs. Heroic vs. Memgraph vs. MongoDB

System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. Heroic vs. Memgraph vs. MongoDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonMemgraph  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  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 hybrid, in-memory first, distributed graph DBMS delivering high-performance on analytical and transactional workloads at enterprise scaleOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructure
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSGraph DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS infoTime Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score54.22
Rank#21  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#309  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score0.36
Rank#256  Overall
#20  Graph DBMS
Score487.35
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexmemgraph.comwww.mongodb.com
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.memgraph.comdocs.mongodb.com/­manual
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleSpotifyMemgraph LtdMongoDB, Inc
Initial release1983201420172009
Current release19.3.1, June 20215.0, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoFree license availableOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
  • ScaleGrid for MongoDB: Fully managed hosting for MongoDB database on AWS, Azure and DigitalOcean with high availability and SSH access on the #1 multi-cloud DBaaS.
  • MongoDB Atlas: Global multi-cloud database with unmatched data distribution and mobility across AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud, built-in automation for resource and workload optimization, and so much more.
Implementation languageJavaC and C++C++
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free and schema-optionalschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatial
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 pluginsnonoRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BI
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesPHP.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Actionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoJavaScript
Triggersyesnoyes infoin MongoDB Atlas only
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infodynamic graph partitioningSharding infoPartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14yesMulti-source replication using RAFTMulti-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes inforelationships in graphsno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possible
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID infowith snapshot isolationMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changesyes infooptional, enabled by default
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesUsers, roles and permissionsAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
FileMakerHeroicMemgraphMongoDB
Specific characteristicsMemgraph directly connects to your streaming infrastructure so you and your team...
» more
MongoDB’s application data platform provides developers a unified interface to power...
» more
Competitive advantagesBusiness Source License ensures a future for the Memgraph community MAGE algorithm...
» more
The MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...
» more
Typical application scenariosGraph algorithms in bioinformatics Social network analysis Cryptocurrency network...
» more
Internet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
» more
Key customersADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
» more
Market metrics175 million downloads, over 1.5M Atlas database clusters under management handling...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsYou can check out our pricing model and licenses on the company website .
» more
MongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesNavicat for MongoDB gives you a highly effective GUI interface for MongoDB database management, administration and development.
» more

Fivetran: Quickly and easily centralize your on-premise and cloud databases.
» more

Studio 3T: The world's favorite IDE for working with MongoDB
» more

ClusterControl: the only management system you’ll ever need to take control of your open source database infrastructure.
» more

CData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
FileMakerHeroicMemgraphMongoDB
DB-Engines blog posts

PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2020
4 January 2021, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2018
2 January 2019, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

PostgreSQL moves up one rank at the expense of MongoDB
1 September 2016, Paul Andlinger

show all

Conferences and events

MongoDB & Google Cloud Developer Summit
Virtual Event, 28 October 2021 (finished)

Recent citations in the news

Claris FileMaker Pro updated with Shortcuts support, more
17 November 2021, AppleInsider

Filemaker Pro Updated For Apple Silicon
24 September 2021, GlobeNewswire

Claris FileMaker Pro gets native Apple Silicon update
23 June 2021, AppleInsider

IT to conduct maintenance on website, firewall, evenings of Nov. 12 and 13
3 November 2021, UNCSA

Updated FmPro Migrator 9.37 Adds a New MySQL to FileMaker Pro Migration Feature and More
15 September 2021, EIN News

provided by Google News

Graph database company Memgraph raises $9.34M
5 October 2021, VentureBeat

The untapped potential of HPC + graph computing
30 October 2021, VentureBeat

Graph Database Market with COVID-19 Impact Analysis by Type, Application, Component, Deployment Mode, Vertical and Region - Global Forecast to 2026
10 August 2021, Yahoo Finance

ArangoDB brings yet more money into graph database market with $27.8M round
6 October 2021, SiliconANGLE News

Making Your Own Memory Graph To Detect Memory Issues On iOS
13 April 2021, hackernoon.com

provided by Google News

MongoDB: Rapidly Growing Database Company With Attractive Prospects
26 November 2021, Seeking Alpha

MongoDB rolls out Atlas Data API for easier data access
18 November 2021, ZDNet

How to Create a Database and Collection in MongoDB
11 November 2021, MakeUseOf

MongoDB 5.1 for DBaaS arrives amid questions over on-prem release stability
11 November 2021, The Register

MongoDB Continues Commitment to Security with New ISO and CSA Certifications for Growing Data Platform
4 November 2021, PRNewswire

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

FileMaker Developer
National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO

FLEX E-Commerce Photo Retoucher
Nordstrom, Remote

FileMaker Pro Developer
TCS, Ewing, NJ

FileMaker Developer
BenTech Services, LLC, Saint Paul, MN

FileMaker Developer
MainSpring, Remote

MongoDB _ Remote (Till Covid)
Teksky, United States

MongoDB
State Tech, Remote

Operations Associate, TOA - NYC/Charlotte/Remote
Nomad Health, Remote

C# Architect - Fully Remote
ClearPath, Remote

Senior Data Scientist - Ranking Team
Indeed, Chicago, IL

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

The modern database for enterprise applications. Build fast. Scale Big. Save more.
Get started today.

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 80GB free.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Vertica logo

Vertica Accelerator. The fastest analytics and machine learning, delivered as SaaS, with automated setup, administration, and management. Free trial.

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Present your product here