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

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

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  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.MySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storageOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
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
Score5.27
Rank#68  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score8.11
Rank#52  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.percona.com/­software/­mongodb/­percona-server-for-mongodbwww.singlestore.comsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewwww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.htmldocs.singlestore.comsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleSpotifyPerconaSingleStore Inc.Sphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release19832014201520132001
Current release19, May 20203.4.10-2.10, November 20177.3, December 20203.3.1 , July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL Version 2commercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++C++
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux info64 bit version requiredFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesno
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 Elasticsearchyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsnonoyes, but no triggers and foreign keysSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
proprietary protocol using JSONJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
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
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoJavaScriptyesno
Triggersyesnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14yesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationnone
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 Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
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 servicesAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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FileMakerHeroicPercona Server for MongoDBSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLSphinx
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Competitive advantagesPerformance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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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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