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DBMS > FileMaker vs. Hive vs. PostGIS

System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. Hive vs. PostGIS

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonHive  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 HadoopSpatial extension of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score52.80
Rank#21  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score72.12
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score29.81
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerhive.apache.orgpostgis.net
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homepostgis.net/­documentation
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by Facebook
Initial release198320122005
Current release19.4.1, November 20213.1.3, April 20223.3.2, November 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGPL v2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemsiOS infoclient part only
Linux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyesyesyes
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 formatyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesPHPC++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceuser defined functions
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingyes infobased on PostgreSQL
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14selectable replication factoryes infobased on PostgreSQL
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesAccess rights for users, groups and rolesyes infobased on PostgreSQL

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