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System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. Newts vs. RethinkDB vs. Snowflake

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Time Series DBMS based on CassandraDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score53.86
Rank#22  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#377  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Score3.28
Rank#101  Overall
#20  Document stores
Score114.77
Rank#11  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakeropennms.github.io/­newtsrethinkdb.comwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationgithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wikirethinkdb.com/­docsdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleOpenNMS GroupThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017Snowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release1983201420092014
Current release19.4.1, November 20212.4.1, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsiOS infoclient part only
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometryyes
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 formatnonoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
Java API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesPHPJavaC infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnouser defined functions
TriggersyesnoClient-side triggers through changefeedsno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infobased on CassandraSharding inforange basedyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14selectable replication factor infobased on CassandraSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoAtomic single-document operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCC basedyes
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesnoyes infousers and table-level permissionsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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