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DBMS > FileMaker vs. MonetDB vs. SingleStore

System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. MonetDB vs. SingleStore

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.A relational database management system that stores data in columnsMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score52.32
Rank#20  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Score1.96
Rank#120  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Score5.53
Rank#67  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.monetdb.orgwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleMonetDB BVSingleStore Inc.
Initial release198320042013
Current release19.3.1, June 2021Oct2020-SP2, January 20217.3, December 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0commercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux info64 bit version required
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 formatno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsyes, but no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesPHPC
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes, in SQL, C, Ryes
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding via remote tablesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14none infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITED
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
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
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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FileMakerMonetDBSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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SingleStore is The No Limits Database™, powering modern applications and analytical...
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Performance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Real-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide -- US and International Industry Solutions:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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F ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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