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System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. InfluxDB vs. IRONdb vs. RDF4J

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRDF store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score52.84
Rank#21  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score28.52
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score0.66
Rank#214  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databaserdf4j.org
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.circonus.com/­irondbrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleCirconus LLC.Since 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release1983201320172004
Current release19.3.1, June 20212.0.8, August 2021V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoC and C++Java
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
LinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyes
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 indexesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)no
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP APIJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesPHP.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes, in Luayes
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoin enterprise version onlyAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes 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.yes infoDepending on used storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicessimple rights management via user accountsnono
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FileMakerInfluxDBIRONdbRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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