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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonIngres  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Well established RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score55.14
Rank#19  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Score5.80
Rank#55  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.filemaker.comwww.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbms
Technical documentationwww.filemaker.com/­support/­product/­documentation.htmldocs.actian.com/­ingres
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleActian Corporation
Initial release19831974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s
Current release18, May 201911.0, April 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
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 infobut tools for importing/exporting data from/to XML-files available
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsyes
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
Supported programming languagesPHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning infoIngres Star to access multiple databases simultaneously
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Ingres Replicator
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMVCC
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 servicesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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