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by Matthias Gelbmann, 1 December 2014
LokiJS is an in-memory Document store. It shares with SQL.JS the restrictions regarding data durability, if that is needed.
You can see more information on these systems in our system properties comparison sheet.
People have occasionally asked us, why we do not include IndexedDB or Web SQL in our ranking. The answer is simple: Those are not DBMS's, those are API specifications. If anything, we would include implementations of those standards in our ranking. However, we feel that including Firefox and Chrome in a DBMS ranking is a bit far-fetched, even if they offer a DBMS API as a (small) part of their functionality.
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