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DBMS > FileMaker vs. Newts vs. Riak TS vs. Snowflake vs. Splice Machine

System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. Newts vs. Riak TS vs. Snowflake vs. Splice Machine

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonSplice Machine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Time Series DBMS based on CassandraRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataOpen-Source SQL RDBMS for Operational and Analytical use cases with native Machine Learning, powered by Hadoop and Spark
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score52.41
Rank#23  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#381  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Score0.33
Rank#287  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Score106.72
Rank#13  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score1.09
Rank#194  Overall
#93  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakeropennms.github.io/­newtsriak.com/­products/­riak-tswww.snowflake.comsplicemachine.com
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationgithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wikidocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmldoc.splicemachine.com
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleOpenNMS GroupBasho TechnologiesSnowflake Computing Inc.Splice Machine
Initial release19832014201520142014
Current release19.4.1, November 20213.1, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL 3.0, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaErlangJava
Server operating systemsiOS infoclient part only
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
hostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyesyes
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 indexesyesnorestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsnonoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
Java API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
Native Spark Datasource
ODBC
Supported programming languagesPHPJavaC infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoJavaScript and Erlanguser defined functionsyes infoJava
Triggersyesnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infobased on CassandraShardingyesShared Nothhing Auto-Sharding, Columnar Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14selectable replication factor infobased on Cassandraselectable replication factoryesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnoYes, via Full Spark Integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono infolinks between datasets can be storedyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesnonoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
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