DB-EnginesExtremeDB: the mission critical dbmsEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > FileMaker vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. TypeDB

System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. TypeDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Microsofts flagship relational DBMSTypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical type system and TypeQL as its query language
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score53.08
Rank#22  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Score919.39
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score1.34
Rank#177  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#88  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-servervaticle.com
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverdocs.vaticle.com
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleMicrosoftVaticle (formerly Grakn Labs)
Initial release198319892016
Current release19.4.1, November 2021SQL Server 2022, November 20222.14.1, November 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemsiOS infoclient part only
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
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
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
gRPC protocol
TypeDB Console (shell)
TypeDB Studio (Visualisation software- previously TypeDB Workbase)
Supported programming languagesPHPC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javano
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonetables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationSharding infoby using Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14yes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionMulti-source replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeper
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
More information provided by the system vendor
FileMakerMicrosoft SQL ServerTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn
Specific characteristicsMeet TypeDB (and TypeQL ) TypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical...
» more
Competitive advantagesEntity-Relationship Model TypeDB allows you to model your domain using the well-known...
» more
Typical application scenariosLife sciences : TypeDB makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesSQLFlow: Provides a visual representation of the overall flow of data. Automated SQL data lineage analysis across Databases, ETL, Business Intelligence, Cloud and Hadoop environments by parsing SQL Script and stored procedure.
» more

SQL Complete: An advanced IntelliSense-style code completion add-in for SSMS and Visual Studio. Write, beautify, refactor your SQL code and give your productivity a dramatic boost.
» more

Navicat Monitor is a safe, simple and agentless remote server monitoring tool for SQL Server and many other database management systems.
» more

Navicat for SQL Server gives you a fully graphical approach to database management and development.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
FileMakerMicrosoft SQL ServerTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn
DB-Engines blog posts

MySQL is the DBMS of the Year 2019
3 January 2020, Matthias Gelbmann, Paul Andlinger

The struggle for the hegemony in Oracle's database empire
2 May 2017, Paul Andlinger

Microsoft SQL Server is the DBMS of the Year
4 January 2017, Matthias Gelbmann, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Claris’s Plans for FileMaker Bode Well for Individual Users
23 August 2022, TidBITS

Claris FileMaker Pro & FileMaker Server updated with macOS Ventura compatibility
30 November 2022, AppleInsider

Claris Is Renaming FileMaker
2 September 2022, Daring Fireball

Apple subsidiary Claris releases FileMaker 19.5 with new features and improvements
17 June 2022, 9to5Mac

Dear Stupid, I write with news I did not check the content of the [Name] field before sending this letter
23 January 2023, The Register

provided by Google News

Amazon RDS Supports Custom SQL Server Images | Petri IT
16 January 2023, Petri.com

SQLSRV Not Showing in PHP INFO using PHP 8.2.1 and Sql Server ...
23 January 2023, SitePoint

What Is the Difference Between Clustered and Non-Clustered ... - MUO
31 December 2022, MakeUseOf

Local Event: Earn in six figures With SQL Server Certification in 2023 ?
20 January 2023, Patch

Microsoft shares temporary fix for ODBC database connection issues
6 January 2023, BleepingComputer

provided by Google News

Speedb's Data Storage Engine Goes Open Source
9 November 2022, Datanami

Object Recognition With SPOT from Boston Robotics
10 December 2020, hackernoon.com

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

JavaScript and FileMaker Specialist
Chick-fil-A, Newport News, VA

Data Entry Specialist (REMOTE OPPORTUNITY)
DISA Global Solutions, Remote

FileMaker Database Developer
Great Lakes Database, LLC, Remote

FileMaker Developer
MainSpring, Remote

LN Concerts, Ticketing & Systems Administrator
Live Nation, Remote

SQL Server DBA
Agelix Consulting, Remote

Microsoft SQL Server DBA
Applied Insight, San Antonio, TX

Senior SQL Server Developer
ClinicTracker, Syracuse, NY

Sr SQL Server DBA Consultant
Impact Solutions, United States

SQL Server Developer (REMOTE)
Macy’s, Austin, TX

Sales Director
Vaticle, Palo Alto, CA

Developer Community Manager (Senior)
Vaticle, Palo Alto, CA

Growth Marketing Manager (Senior)
Vaticle, Palo Alto, CA

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 80GB free.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Redis logo

The world’s most loved real‑time data platform.
Try free

Present your product here