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System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. LevelDB vs. Memcached vs. Microsoft Access

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Embeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string valuesIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingMicrosoft 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 DBMSKey-value storeKey-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score52.27
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score3.06
Rank#101  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
Score24.95
Rank#33  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score143.44
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakergithub.com/­google/­leveldbwww.memcached.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­access
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mdgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikideveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­access
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleGoogleDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalMicrosoft
Initial release1983201120031992
Current release19.4.1, November 20211.23, February 20211.6.15, March 20221902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++CC++
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
Illumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonoyes
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 indexesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsnonoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocolADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesPHPC++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersyesnonoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14nonenone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallitynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infowith automatic compression on writesnoyes infobut no files for transaction logging
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesnoyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003

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