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System Properties Comparison Lovefield vs. SQLite vs. Tkrzw

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NameLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonTkrzw infoSuccessor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMSA concept of libraries, allowing an application program to store and query key-value pairs in a file. Successor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.27
Rank#275  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
Score127.43
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#340  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Websitegoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.sqlite.orgdbmx.net/­tkrzw
Technical documentationgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperGoogleDwayne Richard HippMikio Hirabayashi
Initial release201420002020
Current release2.1.12, February 20173.37.2  (6 January 2022), January 20220.9.3, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoPublic DomainOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptCC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safariserver-lessLinux
macOS
Data schemeyesyes infodynamic column typesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.no
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
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
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++
Java
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
TriggersUsing read-only observersyesno
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 integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infovia file-system locksyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infousing MemoryDByesyes infousing specific database classes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonono

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