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DBMS > FileMaker vs. SingleStore vs. Snowflake vs. SpatiaLite

System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. SingleStore vs. Snowflake vs. SpatiaLite

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.MySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storageCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score53.86
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score6.51
Rank#59  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score71.03
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score1.96
Rank#122  Overall
#2  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.singlestore.comwww.snowflake.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationdocs.singlestore.comdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmlwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleSingleStore Inc.Snowflake Computing Inc.Alessandro Furieri
Initial release1983201320142008
Current release19.3.1, June 20217.3, December 20205.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
Linux info64 bit version requiredhostedserver-less
Data schemeyesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)yes
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 formatnoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsyes, but no triggers and foreign keysyesyes
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesPHPBash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesuser defined functionsno
Triggersyesnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Source-replica replicationyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency only within each nodeImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationno
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FileMakerSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLSnowflakeSpatiaLite
Specific characteristicsSingleStore is The No Limits Database™, powering modern applications and analytical...
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Competitive advantagesPerformance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
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Key customersComcast - Real-time Stream Processing Architecture DellEMC - Getting it Right Exactly...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide -- US and International Industry Solutions:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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