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DBMS > FileMaker vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. Percona Server for MongoDB

System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. Percona Server for MongoDB

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Database as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerA drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score52.32
Rank#20  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Score78.26
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score0.65
Rank#219  Overall
#33  Document stores
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasewww.percona.com/­software/­mongodb/­percona-server-for-mongodb
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqlwww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.html
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleMicrosoftPercona
Initial release198320102015
Current release19.3.1, June 2021V123.4.10-2.10, November 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
hostedLinux
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 formatyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsyesno
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesPHP.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Clojure
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesTransact SQLJavaScript
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14yes, with always 3 replicas availableSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infovia In-Memory Engine
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles

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