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System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. MySQL vs. Percona Server for MySQL
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|Name||FileMaker Xexclude from comparison||MySQL Xexclude from comparison||Percona Server for MySQL Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||FileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.||Widely used open source RDBMS||Enhanced drop-in replacement for MySQL based on XtraDB or TokuDB storage engines with improved performance and additional diagnostic and management features.|
|Primary database model||Relational DBMS||Relational DBMS Key/Value like access via memcached API||Relational DBMS|
|Secondary database models||Document store|
|Developer||FileMaker a subsidiary of Apple||Oracle since 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun||Percona|
|Current release||19.4.1, November 2021||8.1.0, July 2023||8.0.32-24, 2023|
|License Commercial or Open Source||commercial||Open Source GPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available||Open Source GPL version 2|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no||no|
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|Implementation language||C and C++||C and C++|
|Server operating systems||iOS client part only|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes||yes||yes|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||yes A http query request can return the data in XML format||yes||yes|
|SQL Support of SQL||yes via plugins||yes with proprietary extensions||yes|
|APIs and other access methods||Filemaker WebDirect|
Proprietary native API
|Supported programming languages||PHP||Ada|
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||yes||yes proprietary syntax||yes|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||none||horizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||Source-replica replication, warm standby since Version 14||Multi-source replication|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no||no||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate Consistency||Immediate Consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||yes||yes not for MyISAM storage engine||yes|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||no||ACID not for MyISAM storage engine||ACID|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes table locks or row locks depending on storage engine||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||yes||yes|
|User concepts Access control||simple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory services||Users with fine-grained authorization concept no user groups or roles||Users with fine-grained authorization concept no user groups or roles|
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