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System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. PouchDB vs. Rockset

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.JavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score47.70
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score3.52
Rank#95  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score0.52
Rank#229  Overall
#35  Document stores
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerpouchdb.comrockset.com
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationpouchdb.com/­guidesdocs.rockset.com
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleApache Software FoundationRockset
Initial release198320122019
Current release19, May 20207.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnodynamic typing
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 infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsnoRead-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesPHPJavaScriptGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesView functions in JavaScriptno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungeAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Multi-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesnoAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console

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