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DBMS > FileMaker vs. Ingres vs. SingleStore vs. ToroDB

System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. Ingres vs. SingleStore vs. ToroDB

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonIngres  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonToroDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Well established RDBMSMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storageA MongoDB-compatible JSON document store, built on top of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score53.86
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score5.62
Rank#68  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score6.51
Rank#59  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#338  Overall
#47  Document stores
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbmswww.singlestore.comwww.torodb.com
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationdocs.actian.com/­ingresdocs.singlestore.comwww.torodb.com/­stampede/­docs
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleActian CorporationSingleStore Inc.8Kdata
Initial release19831974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s20132016
Current release19.3.1, June 202111.0, April 20177.3, December 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoAGPL-V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCC++Java
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux info64 bit version requiredAll OS with a Java 7 VM
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infostring, integer, double, boolean, date, object_id
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 availablenono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsyesyes, but no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesPHPBash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesyes
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning infoIngres Star to access multiple databases simultaneouslyShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Ingres ReplicatorSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each nodeEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMVCCyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles
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FileMakerIngresSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLToroDB
Specific characteristicsSingleStore is The No Limits Database™, powering modern applications and analytical...
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Competitive advantagesPerformance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
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Key customersComcast - Real-time Stream Processing Architecture DellEMC - Getting it Right Exactly...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide -- US and International Industry Solutions:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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