DB-EnginesExtremeDB: the first and only COTS deterministic embedded database management system for mission- and safety-critical hard real-time applicationsEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > FileMaker vs. Interbase vs. Kinetica vs. Microsoft Access

System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. Interbase vs. Kinetica vs. Microsoft Access

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Light-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsMicrosoft 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 DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score52.84
Rank#21  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score6.29
Rank#61  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score0.73
Rank#204  Overall
#100  Relational DBMS
Score116.38
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.kinetica.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­access
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.kinetica.com/­docsdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­access
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleEmbarcaderoKineticaMicrosoft
Initial release1983198420121992
Current release19.3.1, June 2021InterBase 2020, December 20197.1, August 20211902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageCC, C++C++
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 infoexport as XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesPHP.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageuser defined functionsyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersyesyesyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Interbase Change ViewsSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes 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.yesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAM
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles on table levelno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003
More information provided by the system vendor
FileMakerInterbaseKineticaMicrosoft Access
Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
» more
Competitive advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
» more
Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
» more
Key customersCitibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
» more
Market metricsThe largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsAlways Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
FileMakerInterbaseKineticaMicrosoft Access
DB-Engines blog posts

MS Access drops in DB-Engines Ranking
2 May 2013, Paul Andlinger

Microsoft SQL Server regained rank 2 in the DB-Engines popularity ranking
3 December 2012, Matthias Gelbmann

New DB-Engines Ranking shows the popularity of database management systems
3 October 2012, Matthias Gelbmann, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Filemaker Pro Updated For Apple Silicon
24 September 2021, GlobeNewswire

Claris Introduces ECF Records Manager to Help Schools Fulfill the Requirements of new $7 Billion Federal Funding Program
21 September 2021, PRNewswire

Global Rapid Mobile App Development Tools Market 2021 Business Players – Neptune Software, FileMaker, WaveMaker, Ionic – Radford University Athletics
14 October 2021, Radford University Athletics

Real FM0-308 Dumps - Free PDF Questions to Pass Exam Easily
23 September 2021, The African Exponent

Brilliant FM0-308 Exam Dumps Practice FM0-308 Dumps PDF with 100% Exam Passing Guarantee [2021]
2 October 2021, The African Exponent

provided by Google News

Embarcadero Announces InterBase 2020, Flagship Database Management System Now with Tablespaces and Patented Change ViewsTM Technology
15 November 2019, Business Wire

Local Quilts of Valor chapter awards quilts to veterans
19 September 2021, Mooresville Tribune

Embarcadero Announces High-Performance InterBase SMP 2009 Database
8 September 2008, Database Journal

Embarcadero Introduces RAD Studio 10.3.3 with 64-bit Android App Development Capabilities and Enhanced Multi-Tier Support
21 November 2019, Business Wire

Hidden risks with third-party software and how to mitigate those risks
27 November 2020, Security Magazine

provided by Google News

Kinetica Now Accessible as a Service on Microsoft Azure
14 October 2021, HPCwire

GPU Database Market Worldwide: Latest Industry Trends, Supply, Demand, Future prospects by 2026 | Kinetica, OmniSci, SQream, Neo4j, NVIDIA, Brytlyt, Blazegraph, BlazingDB, Zilliz, and Jedox. – Puck77
18 October 2021, Puck77

Incredible Growth of GPU Database Market by 2028 | Kinetica, Omnisci, Sqream
4 October 2021, Global Banking And Finance Review

GPU Database Market Size Projected to Reach USD 1,357.4 Million at CAGR of 20.3%, By 2028
29 September 2021, EIN News

GPU Database Maket Report Covering Market Dynamics and How Companies can Combat the Challenging Environment
6 October 2021, Global Banking And Finance Review

provided by Google News

Top 9 Data Modeling Tools & Software 2021
6 October 2021, IT Business Edge

How workplaces can support staff with MS
27 September 2021, Canadian Occupational Safety

Records Management Consultant at The Travelers Companies, Inc.
13 October 2021, Insurance Journal

MS Moonlight Walk, Davies Park West End
30 September 2021, The Westender

How to Export Microsoft Access Data to a Word Document - MUO
30 August 2021, MakeUseOf

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Call Center Representative
Amalgamated Life, Salem, NH

Customer Service Representative
Filamatic, Baltimore, MD

Call Center Representative
NorCal Home Systems, Concord, CA

Customer Service Representative
NCCER, Gainesville, FL

FileMaker Developer
National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO

JR SQL Developer - Data Wrangler Apprenticeship
Arkansas Center for Data Sciences, Little Rock, AR

SMS|Host Product Specialist
Springer-Miller Systems SMS, Henderson, NV

Software developer
InterBase Corporation, Yorba Linda, CA

MS Access/VBA DEveloper
Tetra Tech, Pittsburgh, PA

MS Access Programer
Rattan Consulting, Oklahoma City, OK

Business Operations Manager
Harris Health System, Bellaire, TX

Program Assistant I in Roseville, CA
AMR, Roseville, CA

Junior Access Developer/Programmer
PARS International Systems, Tallahassee, FL

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database machine learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Couchbase logo

The modern database for enterprise applications. Build fast. Scale Big. Save more.
Get started today.

Present your product here