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System Properties Comparison DataFS vs. SpatiaLite vs. SQLite

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NameDataFS  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAll data is stored inside objects which are linked by so-called link attributes. Objects consist of classes which can be extended and de-extended at runtime. Graphs can be defined with a struct.Spatial extension of SQLiteWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelObject oriented DBMSSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.07
Rank#362  Overall
#17  Object oriented DBMS
Score1.72
Rank#149  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Score116.01
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitenewdatabase.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­indexwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationdev.mobiland.com/­Overview.xspwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.htmlwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperMobiland AGAlessandro FurieriDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release201820082000
Current release1.1.263, October 20225.0.0, August 20203.45.2  (12 March 2024), March 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1Open Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemsWindowsserver-lessserver-less
Data schemeClasses, Structs, and Lists are written in proprietary DataTypeDefinitionLanguage (.dtdl) and Objects consisting of those are written in proprietary DataAccessDefinitionLanguage (.dadl)yesyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
Proprietary client DLL
WinRT client
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
VB.Net
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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersno, except callback-events from server when changes happenedyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesProprietary Sharding systemnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infovia file-system locks
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlWindows-Profilenono

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