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DBMS > FileMaker vs. Ignite vs. IRONdb vs. Prometheus vs. RDF4J

System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. Ignite vs. IRONdb vs. Prometheus vs. RDF4J

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Apache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.A distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring systemRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRDF store
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Score55.86
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score6.03
Rank#66  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
#36  Relational DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#334  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score6.27
Rank#62  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Score0.68
Rank#211  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerignite.apache.orgwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databaseprometheus.iordf4j.org
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationapacheignite.readme.io/­docsdocs.circonus.com/­irondbprometheus.io/­docsrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleApache Software FoundationCirconus LLC.Since 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release19832015201720152004
Current release19.3.1, June 2021Apache Ignite 2.6V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++, Java, .NetC and C++GoJava
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyesyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsNumeric data onlyyes
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 formatyesnono infoImport of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)nono
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
HTTP APIRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesPHPC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yes, in Luanoyes
Triggersyesyes (cache interceptors and events)nonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14yes (replicated cache)configurable replication factor, datacenter awareyes infoby Federationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnonoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsnonono

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