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DBMS > FileMaker vs. Ignite vs. PostGIS

System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. Ignite vs. PostGIS

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  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.Spatial extension of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score51.58
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score7.09
Rank#62  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
#35  Relational DBMS
Score31.68
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerignite.apache.orgpostgis.net
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationapacheignite.readme.io/­docspostgis.net/­documentation
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleApache Software Foundation
Initial release198320152005
Current release19.4.1, November 2021Apache Ignite 2.63.2.1, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL v2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++, Java, .NetC
Server operating systemsiOS infoclient part only
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
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 formatyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesPHPC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)user defined functions
Triggersyesyes (cache interceptors and events)yes
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 14yes (replicated cache)yes infobased on PostgreSQL
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsyes infobased on PostgreSQL

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