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System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. Memcached vs. Microsoft SQL Server
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|Name||FileMaker Xexclude from comparison||Memcached Xexclude from comparison||Microsoft SQL Server Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||FileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.||In-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching||Microsofts flagship relational DBMS|
|Primary database model||Relational DBMS||Key-value store||Relational DBMS|
|Secondary database models||Document store|
|Developer||FileMaker a subsidiary of Apple||Danga Interactive originally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal||Microsoft|
|Current release||19.4.1, November 2021||1.6.15, March 2022||SQL Server 2019, November 2019|
|License Commercial or Open Source||commercial||Open Source BSD license||commercial restricted free version is available|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no||no|
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|Server operating systems||iOS client part only|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes||no||yes|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||yes A http query request can return the data in XML format||yes|
|SQL Support of SQL||yes via plugins||no||yes|
|APIs and other access methods||Filemaker WebDirect|
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
|Supported programming languages||PHP||.Net|
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||yes||no||Transact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||none||none||tables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||Source-replica replication, warm standby since Version 14||none Repcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity||yes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no||no||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate Consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||yes||no||yes|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||no||no||ACID|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||no||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||yes|
|User concepts Access control||simple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory services||yes using SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard|
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