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DBMS > FileMaker vs. mSQL vs. PostGIS

System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. mSQL vs. PostGIS

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  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 RDBMSSpatial extension of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score52.27
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score1.72
Rank#136  Overall
#66  Relational DBMS
Score31.82
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerhughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlpostgis.net
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationpostgis.net/­documentation
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleHughes Technologies
Initial release198319942005
Current release19.4.1, November 20214.4, October 20213.2.1, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source infoGPL v2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 formatnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersyes
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesPHPC
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnouser defined functions
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneyes infobased on PostgreSQL
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14noneyes infobased on PostgreSQL
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesnoyes
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesnoyes infobased on PostgreSQL

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