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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Application development environment with integrated database management system
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score58.02
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score3.82
Rank#79  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.filemaker.comwww.progress.com/­openedge
Technical documentationwww.filemaker.com/­support/­product/­documentation.htmldocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latest
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleProgress Software Corporation
Initial release19831984
Current release17, May 2018OpenEdge 11.7, March 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsyes infoclose to SQL 92
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesPHPProgress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language)
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesUsers and groups

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