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System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. InfluxDB vs. YugabyteDB

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score49.45
Rank#21  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score21.86
Rank#30  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score1.04
Rank#159  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.filemaker.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationwww.filemaker.com/­support/­product/­documentation.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleYugabyte Inc.
Initial release198320132017
Current release19, May 20201.8.0, April 20202.1.8.2, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen 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 languageGoC and C++
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesschema-freedepending on used data model
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 formatnono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsSQL-like query languageyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
Supported programming languagesPHP.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoin enterprise version onlyHash and Range Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication, warm standby infosince Version 14selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicessimple rights management via user accountsyes
More information provided by the system vendor
FileMakerInfluxDBYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Gain Developer Agility Leverage full power of PostgreSQL-compatible SQL and distributed...
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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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YugabyteDB is a distributed ACID-compliant database that brings together four must-have...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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YugabyteDB is a good fit for fast-growing, cloud native applications that need to...
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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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YugabyteDB is a 100% open source project licensed under the permissive Apache 2.0...
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