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System Properties Comparison MonetDB vs. SQLite

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NameMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA relational database management system that stores data in columnsWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.17
Rank#134  Overall
#65  Relational DBMS
Score131.49
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.monetdb.orgwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperMonetDB BVDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release20042000
Current releaseJul2021-SP2, July 20213.40.1  (28 December 2022), December 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageCC
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less
Data schemeyesyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes 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.no
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
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 proceduresyes, in SQL, C, Rno
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding via remote tablesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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