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System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. LokiJS vs. Microsoft Access vs. SAP HANA

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonSAP HANA  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.In-memory JavaScript DBMSMicrosoft 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.)In-memory, column based data store. Available as appliance or cloud service
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith SAP Hana, Enterprise Edition
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Score50.96
Rank#19  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Score0.46
Rank#215  Overall
#31  Document stores
Score119.90
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score50.54
Rank#20  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.filemaker.comgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSproducts.office.com/­en-us/­accesswww.sap.com/­products/­hana.html
Technical documentationwww.filemaker.com/­support/­product/­documentation.htmltechfort.github.io/­LokiJSmsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspxhelp.sap.com/­hana
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleMicrosoftSAP
Initial release1983201419922010
Current release19, May 20201902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20192.0 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Sourcecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Officecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono infoalso available as a cloud based service
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsAppliance or cloud-service
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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 indexesyesyes infovia viewsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsnoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardyes
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
JavaScript APIADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesPHPJavaScriptC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesView functions in JavaScriptyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineSQLScript, R
Triggersyesyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication, warm standby infosince Version 14nonenoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesnono infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003yes

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