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DBMS > FileMaker vs. Hypertable vs. Newts vs. Riak TS vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. Hypertable vs. Newts vs. Riak TS vs. Snowflake

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.An open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopTime Series DBMS based on CassandraRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score52.41
Rank#23  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#381  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Score0.33
Rank#287  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Score106.72
Rank#13  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakeropennms.github.io/­newtsriak.com/­products/­riak-tswww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationgithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wikidocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleHypertable Inc.OpenNMS GroupBasho TechnologiesSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release19832009201420152014
Current release19.4.1, November 20210.9.8.11, March 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++JavaErlang
Server operating systemsiOS infoclient part only
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
hosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesnoyes
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 formatnonoyes
Secondary indexesyesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansnorestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsnononoyes
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Thrift
HTTP REST
Java API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesPHPC++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaC infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonoJavaScript and Erlanguser defined functions
Triggersyesnonoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infobased on CassandraShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14selectable replication factor on file system levelselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandraselectable replication factoryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono infolinks between datasets can be storedyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonononoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesnononoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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