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DBMS > FileMaker vs. mSQL vs. MySQL vs. SpaceTime

System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. mSQL vs. MySQL vs. SpaceTime

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSpaceTime  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.mSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSWidely used open source RDBMSSpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APISpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score55.86
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score1.84
Rank#127  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Score1206.05
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#5  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerhughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlwww.mysql.comwww.mireo.hr/­spacetime
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationdev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleHughes TechnologiesOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunMireo
Initial release1983199419952020
Current release19.3.1, June 20214.4, October 20218.0.27, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCC and C++C++
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 formatnoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersyes infowith proprietary extensionsA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesPHPC
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C#
C++
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes infoproprietary syntaxno
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricFixed-grid hypercubes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14noneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Real-time block device replication (DRBD)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesnoyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesyes

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