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DBMS > Citus vs. EJDB vs. SQLite vs. Sqrrl

System Properties Comparison Citus vs. EJDB vs. SQLite vs. Sqrrl

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NameCitus  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparison
Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon and became a part of Amazon Web Services. It has been removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)Widely used embeddable, in-process RDBMSAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.11
Rank#104  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score0.31
Rank#295  Overall
#42  Document stores
Score132.44
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.citusdata.comejdb.orgwww.sqlite.orgsqrrl.com
Technical documentationdocs.citusdata.comgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperSoftmotionsDwayne Richard HippAmazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release2010201220002012
Current release8.1, December 20183.40.0  (16 November 2022), November 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availableOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoPublic Domaincommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCCCJava
Server operating systemsLinuxserver-lessserver-lessLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infodynamic column typesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.yes
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 infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsnoyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
in-process shared libraryADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Accumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.nonono
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenoneSharding infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsnonenoneselectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoop
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entity
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyes infovia file-system locksyes
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnonoCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)

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