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DBMS > FileMaker vs. jBASE vs. SingleStore

System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. jBASE vs. SingleStore

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.A robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareMySQL 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 DBMSMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Vector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score48.59
Rank#20  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score1.39
Rank#155  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score4.12
Rank#70  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-multivalue-application-development-platform/­rocket-jbasewww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationdocs.rocketsoftware.com/­bundle?labelkey=jbase_5.9docs.singlestore.com
DeveloperClaris infoa subsidiary of AppleRocket Software (formerly Zumasys)SingleStore Inc.
Initial release198319912013
Current release19.4.1, November 20215.78.5, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++, Go
Server operating systemsiOS infoclient part only
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptionalyes
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 formatyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICyes infobut no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
MongoDB API
ODBC
Supported programming languagesPHP.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesyes
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infohash partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14yesSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculations
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelFine grained access control via users, groups and roles
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FileMakerjBASESingleStore 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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