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

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

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  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 drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.Widely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQLMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
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Score49.13
Rank#21  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#277  Overall
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score0.68
Rank#210  Overall
#32  Document stores
Score568.51
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Score5.27
Rank#68  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.percona.com/­software/­mongodb/­percona-server-for-mongodbwww.postgresql.orgwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewwww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.htmlwww.postgresql.org/­docsdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleSpotifyPerconaPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developerSingleStore Inc.
Initial release1983201420151989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL2013
Current release19, May 20203.4.10-2.10, November 201713.3, May 20217.3, December 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL Version 2Open Source infoBSDcommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++CC++
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
LinuxFreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
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 formatnonoyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.no
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsnonoyes infostandard with numerous extensionsyes, but no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
proprietary protocol using JSONADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesPHPActionscript
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
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoJavaScriptuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yes
Triggersyesnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingpartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hashSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14yesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoACIDACID 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 Enginenoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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FileMakerHeroicPercona Server for MongoDBPostgreSQLSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
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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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