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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Analytic DBMS for Hadoop
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score56.67
Rank#18  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score14.57
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.filemaker.comwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.html
Technical documentationwww.filemaker.com/­support/­product/­documentation.htmlwww.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.html
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleCloudera
Initial release19832013
Current release17, May 20183.3.0, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 formatno
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesPHPAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduce
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication, warm standby infosince Version 14selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberos

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