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System Properties Comparison LevelDB vs. SpatiaLite vs. SQLite

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NameLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string valuesSpatial extension of SQLiteWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelKey-value storeSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.68
Rank#97  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Score2.32
Rank#126  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Score137.80
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­google/­leveldbwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­indexwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mdwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.htmlwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperGoogleAlessandro FurieriDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release201120082000
Current release1.23, February 20215.0.0, August 20203.39.3  (5 September 2022), September 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1Open Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C++C
Server operating systemsIllumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
server-lessserver-less
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes 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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languagesC++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
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 proceduresnonono
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infovia file-system locks
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infowith automatic compression on writesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonono

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