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DBMS > FileMaker vs. Heroic vs. Microsoft Azure Data Explorer vs. Percona Server for MongoDB

System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. Heroic vs. Microsoft Azure Data Explorer vs. Percona Server for MongoDB

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Data Explorer  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  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 ElasticSearchFully managed big data interactive analytics platformA drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn orientedDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoIf a column is of type dynamic docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­scalar-data-types/­dynamic then it's possible to add arbitrary JSON documents in this cell
Event Store infothis is the general usage pattern at Microsoft. Billing, Logs, Telemetry events are stored in ADX and the state of an individual entity is defined by the arg_max(timestamps)
Search engine infosupport for complex search expressions docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­parseoperator FTS, Geospatial docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­geo-point-to-geohash-function distributed search -> ADX acts as a distributed search engine
Time Series DBMS infosee docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­data-explorer/­time-series-analysis
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score50.29
Rank#21  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#304  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Score5.07
Rank#70  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score0.66
Rank#217  Overall
#33  Document stores
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexazure.microsoft.com/­services/­data-explorerwww.percona.com/­software/­mongodb/­percona-server-for-mongodb
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­data-explorerwww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.html
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleSpotifyMicrosoftPercona
Initial release1983201420192015
Current release19, May 2020cloud service with continuous releases3.4.10-2.10, November 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoGPL Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
hostedLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeFixed schema with schema-less datatypes (dynamic)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infobool, datetime, dynamic, guid, int, long, real, string, timespan, double: docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­scalar-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 formatnoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchall fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsnoKusto Query Language (KQL), SQL subsetno
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Microsoft SQL Server communication protocol (MS-TDS)
RESTful HTTP API
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesPHP.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PowerShell
Python
R
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Clojure
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoYes, possible languages: KQL, Python, RJavaScript
Triggersyesnoyes infosee docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­management/­updatepolicyno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14yesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.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
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononono
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.nonoyes infovia In-Memory Engine
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesAzure Active Directory AuthenticationAccess rights for users and roles
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FileMakerHeroicMicrosoft Azure Data ExplorerPercona Server for MongoDB
Specific characteristicsAzure Data Explorer is a fast and highly scalable data exploration service for log...
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Competitive advantagesKusto Query Language (innovative query language, optimized for high performance data...
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Typical application scenariosIoT applications IoT devices generate billions of sensor readings. Normalizing and...
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Key customersMicrosoft, DocuSign, Taboola, Bosch, Siemens Healthineers, Bühler, Ecolab, Zoomd
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Market metricsAzure Data Explorer is the data service for Azure Monitor, Azure Time Series Insights,...
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