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System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. MySQL vs. OceanBase

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonOceanBase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Widely used open source RDBMSA distributed, high available RDBMS compatible with Oracle and MySQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score49.73
Rank#20  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score1087.72
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score1.56
Rank#153  Overall
#71  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.mysql.comen.oceanbase.com
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationdev.mysql.com/­docen.oceanbase.com/­docs/­oceanbase-database
DeveloperClaris infoa subsidiary of AppleOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunOceanBase infopreviously Alibaba and Ant Group
Initial release198319952011
Current release19.4.1, November 20218.3.0, January 20243.2.3, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoCommercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++
Server operating systemsiOS infoclient part only
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
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 pluginsyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Proprietary native API
Table API
Supported programming languagesPHPAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Ada infoin MySQL-compatible model
C infoin Oracle- and MySQL- compatible models
C++ infoin Oracle- and MySQL- compatible models
D infoin MySQL-compatible model
Delphi infoin MySQL-compatible model
Eiffel infoin MySQL-compatible model
Erlang infoin MySQL-compatible model
Haskell infoin MySQL-compatible model
Java infoin Oracle- and MySQL- compatible models
JavaScript (Node.js) infoin MySQL-compatible model
Objective-C infoin MySQL-compatible model
OCaml infoin MySQL-compatible model
Perl infoin MySQL-compatible model
PHP infoin MySQL-compatible model
Python infoin MySQL-compatible model
Ruby infoin MySQL-compatible model
Scheme infoin MySQL-compatible model
Tcl infoin MySQL-compatible model
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoproprietary syntaxPL/SQL in oracle-compatible mode, MySQL Stored Procedure in mysql-compatible mode
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabrichorizontal partitioning (by hash, key, range, range columns, list, and list columns)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication using Paxos
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes
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 servicesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
FileMakerMySQLOceanBase
Specific characteristicsOceanBase Database is the world’s only native distributed database that has set new...
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Competitive advantagesHigh Availability : The five IDCs across three sites disaster recovery solution sets...
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Key customersOceanBase Database has helped over 400 customers across industries upgrade their...
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Market metricsTPC-C No.1 Performance , achieved a result of 707.35 million tpmC in the TPC-C benchmark...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMulan PubL v2 license for open source community edition. Commercial license for enterprise...
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