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System Properties Comparison eXtremeDB vs. FileMaker vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameeXtremeDB  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNatively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clusteringFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.45
Rank#227  Overall
#109  Relational DBMS
#13  Time Series DBMS
Score48.04
Rank#23  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score6.46
Rank#56  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.mcobject.com/­extremedbfamilywww.filemaker.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationwww.mcobject.com/­docs/­eXtremeDB.htmwww.filemaker.com/­support/­product/­documentation.htmlhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperMcObjectFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release200119831992
Current release8.1, November 201919, May 202017, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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eXtremeDB on AWS: High performance DBMS for HPC and Capital Market computing
Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
iOS
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.no infosupport of XML interfaces availableyes infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith the option: eXtremeSQLyes infovia pluginsyes
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
Lua
Python
Scala
PHPC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyes infoby defining eventsyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning / shardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesActive Replication Fabricâ„¢ for IoT
Multi-source replication infoby means of eXtremeDB Cluster option
Source-replica replication infoby means of eXtremeDB High Availability option
Source-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Source-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies availableyesyes
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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eXtremeDBFileMakerSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Specific characteristicseXtremeDB is an in-memory and/or persistent database system that offers an ultra-small...
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Competitive advantageseXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
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Typical application scenariosIoT application across all markets: Industrial Control, Netcom, Telecom, Defense,...
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Key customersSchneider Electronics, F5 Networks, TNS, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, GoPro, ViaSat,...
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Market metricsWith hundreds of customers and over 28 million devices/applications using the product...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFor server use cases, there is a simple per-server license irrespective of the number...
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