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System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. InfluxDB vs. MySQL

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score50.96
Rank#19  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Score20.92
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score1282.64
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.filemaker.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.mysql.com
Technical documentationwww.filemaker.com/­support/­product/­documentation.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release198320131995
Current release19, May 20201.7.10, February 20208.0.20, 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Azure Database for MySQL: A fully managed, scalable MySQL relational database with high availability and security built in at no extra cost
Implementation languageGoC and C++
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
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 formatnoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsSQL-like query languageyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesPHP.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoin enterprise version onlyhorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication, warm standby infosince Version 14selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
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.yes infoDepending on used storage engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicessimple rights management via user accountsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles
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FileMakerInfluxDBMySQL
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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