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DBMS > FileMaker vs. searchxml vs. SiriDB vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. searchxml vs. SiriDB vs. Snowflake

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.DBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application serverOpen Source Time Series DBMSCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSNative XML DBMS
Search engine
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score53.12
Rank#23  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#357  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#23  Search engines
Score0.00
Rank#357  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score103.12
Rank#13  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.searchxml.net/­category/­productssiridb.netwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationwww.searchxml.net/­support/­handoutsdocs.siridb.netdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of Appleinformationpartners gmbhCesbitSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release1983201520172014
Current release19.4.1, November 20211.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMIT Licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemsiOS infoclient part only
Linux
OS X
Windows
WindowsLinuxhosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoNumeric datayes
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 formatyesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
HTTP APICLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesPHPC++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIsC
C++
Go
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoon the application servernouser defined functions
Triggersyesnonono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14yes infosychronisation to multiple collectionsyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanomultiple readers, single writernoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesDomain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application servicessimple rights management via user accountsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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