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System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. SpatiaLite

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilitySpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score1.82
Rank#127  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Score1.96
Rank#121  Overall
#2  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.datomic.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperCognitectAlessandro Furieri
Initial release20122008
Current release0.9.5951, July 20195.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen 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 languageJava, ClojureC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMserver-less
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsno
TriggersBy using transaction functionsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes inforecommended only for testing and developmentyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnono

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