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System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. Heroic vs. YugabyteDB

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  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 ElasticSearchHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire and feature compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score55.86
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score0.21
Rank#290  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Score1.95
Rank#121  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleSpotifyYugabyte Inc.
Initial release198320142017
Current release19.3.1, June 20212.6, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesschema-freedepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 formatnono
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsnoyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
JDBC
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
YSQL - a fully relational SQL API that is wire compatible with the SQL language in PostgreSQL
Supported programming languagesPHPC
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingHash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14yesBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesyes
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Specific characteristicsYugabyteDB is an open source distributed SQL database for cloud native transactional...
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Competitive advantagesPostgreSQL compatible: Get instantly productive with a PostgreSQL compatible RDBMS....
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Typical application scenariosSystems of record and engagement for cloud native applications that require resilience,...
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Market metrics900,000+ lifetime clusters deployed 5.5K+ GitHub stars 4.3K+ YugabyteDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0 license for the database
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