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DBMS > FileMaker vs. Kdb+ vs. TigerGraph

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.High performance Time Series DBMSA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score47.39
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score7.96
Rank#52  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score1.40
Rank#147  Overall
#12  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerkx.comwww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationcode.kx.comdocs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plc
Initial release19832000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20032017
Current release19, May 20203.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageqC++
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 formatyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsSQL-like query language (q)SQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesPHPC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsyes
Triggersyesyes infowith viewsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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 accountsRole-based access control
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FileMakerKdb+TigerGraph
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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TigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Four out of the top five global banks use TigerGraph for real-time fraud detection....
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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ANALYST RESEARCH Nov 2020: TigerGraph Named A Leader For Graph Data Platforms - TigerGraph...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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Try TigerGraph for Free in the Cloud or On Prem https://www.tigergraph.com/get-tigergraph/...
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