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System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. ObjectBox vs. SQLite

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Extremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSObject oriented DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score46.40
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score0.74
Rank#200  Overall
#9  Object oriented DBMS
Score125.06
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerobjectbox.iowww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationdocs.objectbox.iowww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleObjectBox LimitedDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release198320172000
Current release19, May 20203.35.4  (2 April 2021), April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++C
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
server-less
Data schemeyesyesyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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 formatnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsnoyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native APIADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languagesPHPC
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14online/offline synchronization between client and servernone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infovia file-system locks
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesyesno
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