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A. Web Performance Product Lists and Rev... > Hybrid Development Tools/Databases

Hybrid Development Tools/Databases

The following tools integrate proprietary web development tools, clients, and databases.

FileMaker

FileMaker is both the name of a company and its Windows and Macintosh products, which include databases and a web server “connector” that allows publishing of the database to web pages, as well as a proprietary client for viewing data. See http://www.filemaker.com/. As a database, FileMaker is more sophisticated than a simple spreadsheet, yet not as complex as a more standard relational database such as Oracle. It is easier to learn than most database products, but the simplification of learning and use comes at the cost of performance and scalability, as well as the hazard that come with learning to do things only in a proprietary way. FileMaker Pro and the “Unlimited” version are single-threaded. FileMaker Server 5, a database server, is advertised as supporting up to 250 concurrent Windows and Mac OS guests. If you know you will not need to scale beyond this level and are running your servers on Windows or Macintosh, FileMaker is a reasonable choice. But for large-scale sites that need very high ....


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