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System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. MongoDB vs. SQream DB vs. Stardog

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonSQream DB  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 infrastructurea GPU-based, columnar RDBMS for big data analytics workloadsEnterprise 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.
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score52.08
Rank#20  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Score438.43
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score0.47
Rank#213  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Score0.96
Rank#151  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Websitewww.filemaker.comwww.mongodb.comsqream.comwww.stardog.com
Technical documentationwww.filemaker.com/­support/­product/­documentation.htmldocs.mongodb.com/­manualdocs.sqream.com/­latest/­manualwww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleMongoDB, IncSQream TechnologiesStardog-Union
Initial release1983200920142010
Current release18, May 20194.2.5, March 20202019.2.1, July 20196.2.3, 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.commercialcommercial 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
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Implementation languageC++C++, CUDA, HaskellJava
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
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, geospatialyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes
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 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 BIyesSPARQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol using JSON.Net
JDBC
ODBC
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
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJavaScriptuser defined functions in Pythonuser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersyesyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlynoyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infopartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keyshorizontal and vertical partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Master-slave replicationnoneMaster-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 possiblenoyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationACIDACID
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 3.2yes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
FileMakerMongoDBSQream DBStardog
Specific characteristicsMongoDB is the leading modern, general purpose data platform, designed to unleash...
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Due to exponentially growing data, organizations today are facing slowdowns, with...
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Stardog is a knowledge graph platform backed by a performant, scalable graph database....
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Competitive advantagesThe MongoDB Data Platform can be used by developers building OLTP and analytical...
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Much faster time to insight Analyze significantly more data Achieve previously unobtainable...
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Stardog is uniquely designed to aid in data integration for your complex data. Benefits...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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What can you do with 100x faster SQL analytics? Better and more timely decision making...
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Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Some of our customers include: LG Uplus, AIS (Advanced Info Service), ACL Mobile,...
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Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metrics70 million downloads (growing at more than 30 thousand downloads per day). 15,000+...
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Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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