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DBMS > FileMaker vs. RDF4J vs. SAP IQ vs. searchxml

System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. RDF4J vs. SAP IQ vs. searchxml

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.RDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.Columnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsDBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRDF storeRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedNative XML DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score52.27
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score0.73
Rank#204  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score4.82
Rank#80  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#21  Search engines
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerrdf4j.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlwww.searchxml.net/­category/­products
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationrdf4j.org/­documentationhelp.sap.com/­iqwww.searchxml.net/­support/­handouts
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.SAP, formerly Sybaseinformationpartners gmbh
Initial release1983200419942015
Current release19.4.1, November 202116.1 SPS04, April 20191.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infoRDF Schemasyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
Supported programming languagesPHPJava
PHP
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIs
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesyesyes infoon the application server
Triggersyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexernone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14noneSAP/Sybase Replication Serveryes infosychronisation to multiple collections
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedACIDmultiple readers, single writer
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyesyes
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 servicesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardDomain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application services

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