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DBMS > FileMaker vs. InfluxDB vs. Microsoft Access

System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. InfluxDB vs. Microsoft Access

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsMicrosoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score54.88
Rank#19  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Score21.57
Rank#31  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score128.06
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.filemaker.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewproducts.office.com/­en-us/­access
Technical documentationwww.filemaker.com/­support/­product/­documentation.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbmsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspx
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleMicrosoft
Initial release198320131992
Current release18, May 20191.7.9, October 20191902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsyes
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsSQL-like query languageyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesPHP.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersyesnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoin enterprise version onlynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication, warm standby infosince Version 14selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobut no files for transaction logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicessimple rights management via user accountsno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003
More information provided by the system vendor
FileMakerInfluxDBMicrosoft Access
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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