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DBMS > FileMaker vs. OrigoDB vs. PostGIS

System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. OrigoDB vs. PostGIS

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.A fully ACID in-memory object graph databaseSpatial extension of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score52.27
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#50  Document stores
#20  Object oriented DBMS
Score31.82
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerorigodb.compostgis.net
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationorigodb.com/­docspostgis.net/­documentation
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleRobert Friberg et al
Initial release19832009 infounder the name LiveDB2005
Current release19.4.1, November 20213.2.1, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoGPL v2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC#C
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesUser defined using .NET types and collectionsyes
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 infocan be achieved using .NETyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
Supported programming languagesPHP.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesuser defined functions
Triggersyesyes infoDomain Eventsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronizedyes infobased on PostgreSQL
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Source-replica replicationyes infobased on PostgreSQL
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesdepending on modelyes
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 persistentyesyes infoWrite ahead logyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesRole based authorizationyes infobased on PostgreSQL

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