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System Properties Comparison LokiJS vs. SQLite vs. Tarantool

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NameLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory JavaScript DBMSWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMSIn-memory computing platform with a flexible data schema for efficiently building high-performance applications
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.41
Rank#265  Overall
#41  Document stores
Score109.95
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score1.59
Rank#143  Overall
#25  Document stores
#25  Key-value stores
#65  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.sqlite.orgwww.tarantool.io
Technical documentationtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSwww.sqlite.org/­docs.htmlwww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
DeveloperDwayne Richard HippVK
Initial release201420002008
Current release3.46.0  (23 May 2024), May 20242.10.0, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoPublic DomainOpen Source infoBSD-2, source-available extensions (modules), commercial licenses for Tarantool Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptCC and C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)server-lessBSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeyes infodynamic column typesFlexible data schema: relational definition for tables with ability to store json-like documents in columns
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.string, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, boolean, datetime
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 indexesyes infovia viewsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedFull-featured ANSI SQL support
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Open binary protocol
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptActionscript
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
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptnoLua, C and SQL stored procedures
Triggersyesyesyes, before/after data modification events, on replication events, client session events
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding, partitioned with virtual buckets by user defined affinity key. Live resharding for scale up and scale down without maintenance downtime.
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneAsynchronous replication with multi-master option
Configurable replication topology (full-mesh, chain, star)
Synchronous quorum replication (with Raft)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneCasual consistency across sharding partitions
Eventual consistency within replicaset partition infowhen using asyncronous replication
Immediate Consistency within single instance
Sequential consistency including linearizable read within replicaset partition infowhen using Raft
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACIDACID, with serializable isolation and linearizable read (within partition); Configurable MVCC (within partition); No cross-shard distributed transactions
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infovia file-system locksyes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yesyes, write ahead logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoAccess Control Lists
Mutual TLS authentication for Tarantol Enterprise
Password based authentication
Role-based access control (RBAC) and LDAP for Tarantol Enterprise
Users and Roles

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