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System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. IRONdb vs. Prometheus

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.A distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring system
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score54.22
Rank#21  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score6.52
Rank#63  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databaseprometheus.io
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationdocs.circonus.com/­irondbprometheus.io/­docs
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleCirconus LLC.
Initial release198320172015
Current release19.3.1, June 2021V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++Go
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsNumeric data only
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 infoImport of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)no
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP APIRESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesPHP.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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes, in Luano
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14configurable replication factor, datacenter awareyes infoby Federation
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesnono

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