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System Properties Comparison MongoDB vs. SQLite
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|One of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructure
|Widely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
|Primary database model
|Secondary database models
Search engine integrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS Time Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
Vector DBMS currently available in the MongoDB Atlas cloud service only
|Dwayne Richard Hipp
|6.0.7, June 2023
|3.45.0 (15 January 2024), January 2024
|License Commercial or Open Source
|Open Source MongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.
|Open Source Public Domain
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service
|no MongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)
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|MongoDB Atlas: Global multi-cloud database with unmatched data distribution and mobility across AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud, built-in automation for resource and workload optimization, and so much more.
|Server operating systems
|schema-free Although schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.
|yes dynamic column types
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date
|yes string, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatial
|yes not rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.
|SQL Support of SQL
|Read-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Atlas SQL Interface
|yes SQL-92 is not fully supported
|APIs and other access methods
proprietary protocol using JSON
|ADO.NET inofficial driver
JDBC inofficial driver
ODBC inofficial driver
|Supported programming languages
|Actionscript unofficial driver
Clojure unofficial driver
ColdFusion unofficial driver
D unofficial driver
Dart unofficial driver
Delphi unofficial driver
Groovy unofficial driver
Lisp unofficial driver
Lua unofficial driver
MatLab unofficial driver
PowerShell unofficial driver
Prolog unofficial driver
R unofficial driver
Smalltalk unofficial driver
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures
|yes in MongoDB Atlas only
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes
|Sharding Partitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes
|Multi-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system
|Eventual Consistency can be individually decided for each read operation
Immediate Consistency default behaviour
|Foreign keys Referential integrity
|no typically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possible
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data
|Multi-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolation
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data
|yes via file-system locks
|Durability Support for making data persistent
|yes optional, enabled by default
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.
|yes In-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2
|User concepts Access control
|Access rights for users and roles
|More information provided by the system vendor
|MongoDB provides an integrated suite of cloud database and data services to accelerate...
|Built around the flexible document data model and unified API, MongoDB is a developer...
|Typical application scenarios
|AI-enriched intelligent apps (Continental, Telefonica, Iron Mountain) Internet of...
|ADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
|Hundreds of millions downloads, over 150,000+ Atlas clusters provisioned every month...
|Licensing and pricing models
|MongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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