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System Properties Comparison Derby vs. Quasardb vs. SpatiaLite

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NameDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Distributed, high-performance timeseries databaseSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score4.90
Rank#78  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#329  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score1.94
Rank#126  Overall
#2  Spatial DBMS
Websitedb.apache.org/­derbyquasardb.netwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmldoc.quasar.ai/­masterwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperApache Software FoundationquasardbAlessandro Furieri
Initial release199720092008
Current release10.15.2.0, March 20203.13.3, April 20225.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensesOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
server-less
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infointeger and binaryyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyes infowith tagsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBCHTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Proceduresnono
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoconsistent hashingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication with selectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using LevelDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoTransient modeyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailno

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