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DBMS > FileMaker vs. Kinetica vs. LeanXcale

System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. Kinetica vs. LeanXcale

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsA highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilities
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score49.73
Rank#20  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score0.69
Rank#234  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Score0.35
Rank#283  Overall
#41  Key-value stores
#128  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.kinetica.comwww.leanxcale.com
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationdocs.kinetica.com
DeveloperClaris infoa subsidiary of AppleKineticaLeanXcale
Initial release198320122015
Current release19.4.1, November 20217.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC, C++
Server operating systemsiOS infoclient part only
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyes
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
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infothrough Apache Derby
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
Supported programming languagesPHPC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
Java
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions
Triggersyesyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified range
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
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 methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
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.yes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesAccess rights for users and roles on table level

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