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System Properties Comparison HyperSQL vs. Quasardb vs. SQLite

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NameHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMultithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.91
Rank#82  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#357  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Score129.20
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitehsqldb.orgquasar.aiwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmldoc.quasar.ai/­masterwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperquasardbDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release200120092000
Current release2.7.1, October 20223.13.3, April 20223.43.1  (11 September 2023), September 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infobased on BSD licensecommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensesOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modesBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
server-less
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infointeger and binaryyes 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 indexesyesyes infowith tagsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP APIADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
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 proceduresJava, SQLnono
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoconsistent hashingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-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 infovia file-system locks
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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