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DBMS > FileMaker vs. mSQL vs. OrigoDB vs. PostGIS

System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. mSQL vs. OrigoDB vs. PostGIS

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.mSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSA fully ACID in-memory object graph databaseSpatial extension of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score55.86
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score1.84
Rank#127  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#49  Document stores
#19  Object oriented DBMS
Score31.87
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerhughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlorigodb.compostgis.net
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationorigodb.com/­docspostgis.net/­documentation
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleHughes TechnologiesRobert Friberg et al
Initial release198319942009 infounder the name LiveDB2005
Current release19.3.1, June 20214.4, October 20213.1.4, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen SourceOpen Source infoGPL v2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCC#C
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesUser 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 formatnono infocan be achieved using .NETyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersnoyes
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
Supported programming languagesPHPC
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyesuser defined functions
Triggersyesnoyes infoDomain Eventsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonehorizontal 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 14noneSource-replica replicationyes infobased on PostgreSQL
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnodepending on modelyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesnoyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoWrite ahead logyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesnoRole based authorizationyes infobased on PostgreSQL

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