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DBMS > FileMaker vs. Heroic vs. SingleStore vs. Weaviate

System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. Heroic vs. SingleStore vs. Weaviate

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  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 storageA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score50.28
Rank#21  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Score0.11
Rank#309  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score5.06
Rank#67  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score0.20
Rank#286  Overall
#15  Search engines
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.singlestore.comgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.singlestore.comwww.semi.technology/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleSpotifySingleStore Inc.SeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release1983201420132017
Current release19.3.1, June 20217.3, December 20201.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++Go
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infostring, int, float, geo point, date, cross reference, fuzzy references
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 Elasticsearchyesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsnoyes, but no triggers and foreign keysGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesPHPBash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyesno
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14yesSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency only within each nodeEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardOpenID Connect Discovery
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FileMakerHeroicSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLWeaviate
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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