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System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. SpatiaLite

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.Spatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score1.69
Rank#147  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score2.32
Rank#126  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Websitebasex.orgwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperBaseX GmbHAlessandro Furieri
Initial release20072008
Current release10.2, September 20225.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
server-less
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno
Triggersyes infovia eventsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writerACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsno

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