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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.A robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutions
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score52.27
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score4.06
Rank#87  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakermaxdb.sap.com
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationmaxdb.sap.com/­documentation
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997
Initial release19831984
Current release19.4.1, November 20217.9.10 (January 2020), 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
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 pluginsyes
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
Supported programming languagesPHP.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
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 methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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