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System Properties Comparison Dragonfly vs. SQLite

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NameDragonfly  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA drop-in Redis replacement that scales vertically to support millions of operations per second and terabyte sized workloads, all on a single instanceWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.49
Rank#261  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
Score111.41
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­dragonflydb/­dragonfly
www.dragonflydb.io
www.sqlite.org
Technical documentationwww.dragonflydb.io/­docswww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperDragonflyDB team and community contributorsDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release20232000
Current release1.0, March 20233.46.0  (23 May 2024), May 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSL 1.1Open Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemsLinuxserver-less
Data schemescheme-freeyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datestrings, hashes, lists, sets, sorted sets, bit arraysyes 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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Clojure
D
Dart
Elixir
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Swift
Tcl
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 proceduresLuano
Triggerspublish/subscribe channels provide some trigger functionalityyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of command blocks and scriptsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, strict serializability by the serveryes infovia file-system locks
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlPassword-based authenticationno

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