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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.A high performance open source SQL database for time series dataDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score52.27
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score1.19
Rank#161  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score6.63
Rank#64  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerquestdb.ioriak.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleQuestDB LimitedBasho Technologies
Initial release198320142009
Current release19.4.1, November 20212.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaErlang
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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
Secondary indexesyesnorestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesPHPC infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersyesnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)Sharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Configurable consistency for N replicasselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID for single-table writesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesno
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Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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