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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Distributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
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Score53.86
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score6.50
Rank#60  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerriak.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentation
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleBasho Technologies
Initial release19832009
Current release19.3.1, June 20212.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageErlang
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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 formatno
Secondary indexesyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsno
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesPHPC 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 proceduresyesJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesno

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