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System Properties Comparison LMDB vs. SQLite

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NameLMDB  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA high performant, light-weight, embedded key-value database libraryWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.99
Rank#125  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Score114.32
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.symas.com/­symas-embedded-database-lmdbwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationwww.lmdb.tech/­docwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperSymasDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release20112000
Current release0.9.32, January 20243.45.3  (15 April 2024), April 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageCC
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows
server-less
Data schemeschema-freeyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes 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 methodsADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Nim
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
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 proceduresnono
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone
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 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 controlnono

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