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DBMS > FileMaker vs. Heroic vs. Neo4j vs. Percona Server for MongoDB vs. SingleStore

System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. Heroic vs. Neo4j vs. Percona Server for MongoDB vs. SingleStore

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  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 ElasticSearchScalable, ACID-compliant graph database designed with a high-performance distributed cluster architecture, available in self-hosted and cloud offeringsA drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.MySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSGraph DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score49.13
Rank#21  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#277  Overall
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score55.75
Rank#18  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score0.68
Rank#210  Overall
#32  Document stores
Score5.27
Rank#68  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexneo4j.comwww.percona.com/­software/­mongodb/­percona-server-for-mongodbwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewneo4j.com/­docswww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.htmldocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleSpotifyNeo4j, Inc.PerconaSingleStore Inc.
Initial release19832014200720152013
Current release19, May 20204.2.6, May 20213.4.10-2.10, November 20177.3, December 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoGPL Version 2commercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaJava, ScalaC++C++
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
Linux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux info64 bit version required
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free and schema-optionalschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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 Elasticsearchyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsnononoyes, but no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
proprietary protocol using JSONJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesPHP.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
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
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes infoUser defined Procedures and FunctionsJavaScriptyes
Triggersyesnoyes infovia event handlernono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingyes using Neo4j FabricShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14yesCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlySource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Causal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infoRelationships in graphsnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDnoACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITED
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
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.noyes infovia In-Memory Engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)Access rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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FileMakerHeroicNeo4jPercona Server for MongoDBSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsNeo4j delivers graph technology that has been battle tested for performance and scale...
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SingleStore is The No Limits Database™, powering modern applications and analytical...
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Competitive advantagesNeo4j is the market leader, graph database category creator, and the most widely...
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Performance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Real-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
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Key customersOver 800 commercial customers and over 4300 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Comcast - Real-time Stream Processing Architecture DellEMC - Getting it Right Exactly...
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Market metricsNeo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than 140 million...
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Customers in various industries worldwide -- US and International Industry Solutions:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGPL v3 license that can be used all the places where you might use MySQL. Neo4j Commercial...
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