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System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. Riak KV vs. SingleStore

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Distributed, fault tolerant key-value storeMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table type
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score55.86
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score6.09
Rank#64  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score6.66
Rank#59  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerriak.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleBasho TechnologiesSingleStore Inc.
Initial release198320092013
Current release19.3.1, June 20212.1.0, April 20157.6, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editioncommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageErlangC++, Go
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 indexesyesrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsnoyes infobut no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
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
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJavaScript and Erlangyes
Triggersyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding infohash partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14selectable replication factorSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculations
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infolinks between data sets can be storedno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.
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 servicesnoFine grained access control via users, groups and roles
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FileMakerRiak KVSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsSingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesSingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosDriving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersIEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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Distributed SQL Architecture: A Primer on Rowstore and Columnstore Databases
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Webinar, 10am PST, 15 February 2022

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