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DBMS > FileMaker vs. Heroic vs. SingleStore vs. Snowflake vs. SpatiaLite

System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. Heroic vs. SingleStore vs. Snowflake vs. SpatiaLite

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  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 ElasticSearchMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storageCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
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Score52.84
Rank#21  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#315  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score5.74
Rank#64  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score58.26
Rank#18  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Score1.96
Rank#121  Overall
#2  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.singlestore.comwww.snowflake.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.singlestore.comdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmlwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleSpotifySingleStore Inc.Snowflake Computing Inc.Alessandro Furieri
Initial release19832014201320142008
Current release19.3.1, June 20217.3, December 20205.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree developer edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++C++
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
Linux info64 bit version requiredhostedserver-less
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)yes
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 formatnonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsnoyes, but no triggers and foreign keysyesyes
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesPHPBash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyesuser defined functionsno
Triggersyesnonono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14yesSource-replica replicationyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency only within each nodeImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
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.noyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationno
More information provided by the system vendor
FileMakerHeroicSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLSnowflakeSpatiaLite
Specific characteristicsSingleStore is The No Limits Database™, powering modern applications and analytical...
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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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