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DBMS > FileMaker vs. Kinetica vs. OmniSci

System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. Kinetica vs. OmniSci

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.GPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score58.42
Rank#18  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#192  Overall
#95  Relational DBMS
Score2.57
Rank#96  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.filemaker.comwww.kinetica.comwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationwww.filemaker.com/­support/­product/­documentation.htmlwww.kinetica.com/­docswww.omnisci.com/­docs/­latest
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleKineticaMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release198320122016
Current release17, May 20186.0V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC, C++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
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 formatnono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesPHPC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsno
Triggersyesyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Master-slave replicationMaster-master 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 integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
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 levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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FileMakerKineticaOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018
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