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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.data warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopWidely used RDBMSSpatial extension of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Spatial DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score53.86
Rank#22  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Score77.89
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score1250.31
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Score29.20
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerhive.apache.orgwww.oracle.com/­databasepostgis.net
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homedocs.oracle.com/­en/­databasepostgis.net/­documentation
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookOracle
Initial release1983201219802005
Current release19.4.1, November 20213.1.3, April 202221c, January 20213.2.1, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoGPL v2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC and C++C
Server operating systemsiOS infoclient part only
Linux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Data schemeyesyesyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 formatyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesPHPC++
Java
PHP
Python
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducePL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possibleuser defined functions
Triggersyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningyes infobased on PostgreSQL
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14selectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infobased on PostgreSQL
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno infocan be realized in PL/SQLno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID infoisolation level can be parameterizedACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.yes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'no
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesAccess rights for users, groups and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infobased on PostgreSQL

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