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DBMS > FileMaker vs. Lovefield vs. RocksDB

System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. Lovefield vs. RocksDB

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Embeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score50.16
Rank#20  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#258  Overall
#118  Relational DBMS
Score2.87
Rank#94  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Websitewww.filemaker.comgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldrocksdb.org
Technical documentationwww.filemaker.com/­support/­product/­documentation.htmlgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleGoogleFacebook, Inc.
Initial release198320142013
Current release19, May 20202.1.12, February 20176.8.1, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 query language infovia JavaScript builder patternno
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesPHPJavaScriptC++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
TriggersyesUsing read-only observersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication, warm standby infosince Version 14nonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infousing MemoryDByes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesnono

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