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DBMS > FileMaker vs. Kdb+ vs. Newts vs. Riak TS

System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. Kdb+ vs. Newts vs. Riak TS

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.High performance Time Series DBMSTime Series DBMS based on CassandraRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score51.58
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score9.12
Rank#53  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#363  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#283  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerkx.comopennms.github.io/­newtsriak.com/­products/­riak-ts
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationcode.kx.comgithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wiki
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcOpenNMS GroupBasho Technologies
Initial release19832000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 200320142015
Current release19.4.1, November 20213.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree 32-bit versionOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageqJavaErlang
Server operating systemsiOS infoclient part only
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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 formatyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'norestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsSQL-like query language (q)nono
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP REST
Java API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesPHPC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
JavaC infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsnoJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersyesyes infowith viewsnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioningSharding infobased on CassandraSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Source-replica replicationselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandraselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono infolinks between datasets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesrights management via user accountsnono

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