DB-EnginesExtremeDB: hybrid in-memory and persistent storage based on a true IMDSEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > FileMaker vs. Neo4j vs. OrientDB

System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. Neo4j vs. OrientDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Scalable, ACID-compliant graph database designed with a high-performance distributed cluster architecture, available in self-hosted and cloud offeringsMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score50.29
Rank#21  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Score57.16
Rank#18  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score4.16
Rank#81  Overall
#12  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerneo4j.comorientdb.org
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationneo4j.com/­docswww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.html
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleNeo4j, Inc.OrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAP
Initial release198320072010
Current release19, May 20204.3.2, July 20213.1.9, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Neo4j Aura: Neo4j’s fully managed cloud service: The zero-admin, always-on graph database for cloud developers.
Implementation languageJava, ScalaJava
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
Linux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)
Data schemeyesschema-free and schema-optionalschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")
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 formatno
Secondary indexesyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsnoSQL-like query language, no joins
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesPHP.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoUser defined Procedures and FunctionsJava, Javascript
Triggersyesyes infovia event handlerHooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyes using Neo4j FabricSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Causal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlyMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infocould be achieved with distributed queries
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoRelationships in graphsyes inforelationship in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)Access rights for users and roles; record level security configurable
More information provided by the system vendor
FileMakerNeo4jOrientDB
Specific characteristicsNeo4j delivers graph technology that has been battle tested for performance and scale...
» more
Competitive advantagesNeo4j is the market leader, graph database category creator, and the most widely...
» more
Typical application scenariosReal-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
» more
Key customersOver 800 commercial customers and over 4300 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
» more
Market metricsNeo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than 140 million...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsGPL v3 license that can be used all the places where you might use MySQL. Neo4j Commercial...
» more
News

This Week in Neo4j – DeFi Blockchain Graph, FlatData, NER with SpaCy, NODES talks on API, App Development, DevOps, GraphQL, Bloom, Visual Query Builder
24 July 2021

#GraphCast: Graph-Native Scale, the Trillion+ Relationship Graph
23 July 2021

Certified Neo4j Professional T-Shirts Are Back!
22 July 2021

This Week in Neo4j – Data Journalism NYPD, Django Admin, Visualization Talks, CEO Podcast, Write Performance, Java GraphQL
17 July 2021

Graphs4Good: Insights into Police Misconduct with Graphs
15 July 2021

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesGraphable delivers expert services for Neo4j and other Graph DBMS.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
FileMakerNeo4jOrientDB
DB-Engines blog posts

Applying Graph Analytics to Game of Thrones
12 June 2019, Amy Hodler & Mark Needham, Neo4j (guest author)

MySQL, PostgreSQL and Redis are the winners of the March ranking
2 March 2016, Paul Andlinger

The openCypher Project: Help Shape the SQL for Graphs
22 December 2015, Emil Eifrem (guest author)

show all

Graph DBMS increased their popularity by 500% within the last 2 years
3 March 2015, Paul Andlinger

Graph DBMSs are gaining in popularity faster than any other database category
21 January 2014, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

Data Base Management Systems Market Impressive Gains including key players Microsoft, Software, IBM, Oracle, PostgreSQL, NCR, Pervasive Software, Tandem, FileMaker – The Manomet Current
23 July 2021, The Manomet Current

Claris FileMaker Pro gets native Apple Silicon update
23 June 2021, AppleInsider

Notability and FileMaker Updated With Native Support for M1 Macs
23 June 2021, MacRumors

FileMaker 19, hands on: Veteran app builder keeps up with the low-code crowd Review
15 September 2020, ZDNet

Rapid Mobile App Development Tools Market 2021 is Booming Globally with Top Key Players- Neptune Software, FileMaker, WaveMaker – The Manomet Current
22 July 2021, The Manomet Current

provided by Google News

Video Highlights: Emil Eifrem on the Origins of Neo4j and the Ubiquity of Graphs
27 June 2021, insideBIGDATA

14 Year Old Database Startup Raises $325M To Challenge Oracle
3 July 2021, Forbes

Non-relational's quiet revolution in databases
1 July 2021, TechRepublic

Neo4j raises Neo$325M as graph-based data analysis takes hold in enterprise
17 June 2021, TechCrunch

Graph Database Market Size, Forecast, and Key Manufacturers – Amazon Web Services, Franz, IBM, Microsoft, Neo4j, OpenLink Software – The Manomet Current
23 July 2021, The Manomet Current

provided by Google News

Global Graph Database Sales Market 2021 Future Set to Massive Growth with High CAGR value | Market Players: International Business Machines Corporation, OrientDB, DataStax, ArangoDB GmbH., Objectivity, Oracle, Neo Technology, Franz, Ontotext AD, S
20 July 2021, NeighborWebSJ

NoSQL Software Market 2021 Analysis by Trends, Technological Advancement, Forecast till 2028 | MongoDB, OrientDB, Amazon, Azure Cosmos DB, Couchbase, ArangoDB – The Manomet Current
25 June 2021, The Manomet Current

Graph Database Market Size Analysis And Opportunities During 2021 To 2027| OrientDB, DataStax, ArangoDB GmbH.
29 June 2021, openPR

Graph Database Market Size, Forecast, and Key Manufacturers – Amazon Web Services, Franz, IBM, Microsoft, Neo4j, OpenLink Software – The Manomet Current
23 July 2021, The Manomet Current

Graph Database Market 2019 | Strategic Assessment by Top Players: ArangoDB, Datastax Inc., Franz Inc., and More… – The Manomet Current
16 July 2021, The Manomet Current

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Program Directors
Children's Choice Childcare Center LLC, West Haven, VT

Reader Services Assistant, Reference Services
The Huntington, San Marino, CA

Visual Arts and Registrarial Assistant
MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA

Catalog Production Designer
Frontgate, West Chester, OH

Farm Inspections Associate
GrowNYC, New York, NY

Customer Success Manager (West-Remote)
Neo4j, San Mateo, CA

Programmers
Penn State University, University Park, PA

Customer Success Manager (Remote)
Neo4j, United States

Customer Support Engineer (West Coast - Remote)
Neo4j, Seattle, WA

Neo4j User Community Lead - Remote
Neo4j, United States

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database machine learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Present your product here