DB-EnginesCrateDB bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > FileMaker vs. MongoDB vs. Postgres-XL vs. Stardog

System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. MongoDB vs. Postgres-XL vs. Stardog

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.One of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresEnterprise Knowledge Graph and graph DBMS with high availability and high performance reasoning
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Secondary database modelsSearch engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score54.16
Rank#19  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Score437.61
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score0.47
Rank#212  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Score0.79
Rank#169  Overall
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Websitewww.filemaker.comwww.mongodb.comwww.postgres-xl.orgwww.stardog.com
Technical documentationwww.filemaker.com/­support/­product/­documentation.htmldocs.mongodb.com/­manualwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationwww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleMongoDB, IncStardog-Union
Initial release198320092014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2010
Current release18, May 20194.2.5, March 202010 R1, October 20186.2.3, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.Open Source infoMozilla public licensecommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)nono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
MongoDB Atlas: Deploy a fully managed cloud database on-demand and ready for use in minutes. Available on AWS, Azure, and GCP.
Implementation languageC++CJava
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.yesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialyesyes
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 formatyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BIyes infodistributed, parallel query executionSPARQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol using JSONADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesPHPActionscript infoinofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infoinofficial driver
ColdFusion infoinofficial driver
D infoinofficial driver
Dart infoinofficial driver
Delphi infoinofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infoinofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infoinofficial driver
Lua infoinofficial driver
MatLab infoinofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infoinofficial driver
Prolog infoinofficial driver
Python
R infoinofficial driver
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk infoinofficial driver
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJavaScriptuser defined functionsuser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersyesyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlyyesyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infopartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keyshorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Master-slave replicationMaster-master replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleyesyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationACID infoMVCCACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infooptionalyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
FileMakerMongoDBPostgres-XLStardog
Specific characteristicsMongoDB is the leading modern, general purpose data platform, designed to unleash...
» more
Stardog is a knowledge graph platform backed by a performant, scalable graph database....
» more
Competitive advantagesThe MongoDB Data Platform can be used by developers building OLTP and analytical...
» more
Stardog is uniquely designed to aid in data integration for your complex data. Benefits...
» more
Typical application scenariosInternet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
» more
Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
» more
Key customersADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
» more
Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
» more
Market metrics70 million downloads (growing at more than 30 thousand downloads per day). 15,000+...
» more
Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsMongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
» more
A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
» 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 partiesCData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

Dremio: Analyze your data with standard SQL and any BI tool. Accelerate your queries up to 1,000x.
» more

DBHawk: Secure access to SQL, NoSQL and Cloud databases with an all-in-one solution.
» more

Knowi: Build MongoDB Reports and Data Visualizations in Minutes with Native Integration
» more

Studio 3T: The world's favorite IDE for working with MongoDB
» more

Navicat for MongoDB gives you a highly effective GUI interface for MongoDB database management, administration and development.
» more

ScaleGrid: Deploy, monitor, backup and scale MongoDB in the cloud with the #1 Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) platform.
» more

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

More resources
FileMakerMongoDBPostgres-XLStardog
DB-Engines blog posts

PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2018
2 January 2019, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

PostgreSQL moves up one rank at the expense of MongoDB
1 September 2016, Paul Andlinger

Oracle is the DBMS of the Year
5 January 2016, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

FmPro Migrator 8.87 Adds FileMaker 18 Table Consolidation on Catalina prMac
3 March 2020, prMac

Claris launches Connect to make app creation faster for business users
3 March 2020, AppleInsider

How a Firm that Teaches Ways to Handle Life's Stresses Got Help by Citinet Solutions and Survived a Database Meltdown
30 March 2020, PRUnderground

Claris Connect emerges into the light -
3 March 2020, Enterprise Times

Apple subsidiary FileMaker Inc. changes its name (back) to Claris
6 August 2019, TechCrunch

provided by Google News

3 Reasons the Sky's the Limit for MongoDB
20 March 2020, Motley Fool

All about that DBaaS: NoSQL cheerleader MongoDB sees revenue spike, but expects 'up to' $25m Covid-19 hit for 2021
18 March 2020, The Register

MongoDB Launches Bid To Recruit Oracle Customers To Migrate To Its Next-Gen Database
5 March 2020, CRN: Technology news for channel partners and solution providers

MongoDB Drops 9% After Hours on News Its CTO and Co-Founder Is Stepping Down
17 March 2020, Motley Fool

Why Appian, MongoDB, and The Trade Desk Shares All Rose Today
25 March 2020, The Motley Fool

provided by Google News

The States Can’t Blockchain
1 March 2020, Yahoo Finance

Building a scalable PostgreSQL solution
14 April 2019, Packt Hub

Interview with Frank Huerta and Mason Sharp on PostGres-XL
13 May 2014, opensource.com

When PostgreSQL Doesn't Scale Well Enough
18 April 2016, DZone News

Schedule for 2ndQuadrant PostgreSQL Conference 2017 Announced
28 September 2017, PR Newswire

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Filemaker Developer
TKO Video Communications, United, PA

FileMaker Programmer
AMS Mechanical Systems, United States

Filemaker Developer
PaleoWest, Phoenix, AZ

FileMaker Developer
Cascade Asset Management, Madison, WI

Experienced FileMaker Developer
Jogani, Los Angeles, CA

Software Engineers: Front-End and Back-End 100% Remote
Libera, Inc., Remote

MongoDB DBA - remote (EMEA hours)
Percona, Remote

MongoDB developer
Multiscope Infotech, San Francisco Bay Area, CA

MYSQL DBA OR MongoDB with MYsql
Canopy One Solutions, Inc., Dallas, TX

MongoDB DBA - remote (US East hours)
Percona, Remote

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

MariaDB logo

How do MariaDB, Oracle MySQL and EnterpriseDB compare?
Get the white paper to
learn more.

Datastax Luna logo

Simple, subscription-based support for open source
Apache Cassandra™ from the Cassandra experts.
Learn more.

RavenDB logo

Setup a fully managed RavenDB Cloud Database in minutes. Enjoy hosting, management, backups all in one place.
Grab a Free Instance

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Present your product here