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DBMS > FileMaker vs. mSQL vs. MySQL vs. Valentina Server

System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. mSQL vs. MySQL vs. Valentina Server

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonValentina Server  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 RDBMSObject-relational database and reports server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial 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
Score0.24
Rank#278  Overall
#129  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerhughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlwww.mysql.comwww.valentina-db.net
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationdev.mysql.com/­docvalentina-db.com/­docs/­dokuwiki/­v5/­doku.php
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleHughes TechnologiesOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunParadigma Software
Initial release1983199419951999
Current release19.3.1, June 20214.4, October 20218.0.27, October 20215.7.5
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++
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
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 formatnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
ODBC
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
.Net
C
C#
C++
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Visual Basic
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes infoproprietary syntaxyes
Triggersyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14noneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesnoyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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