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DBMS > Quasardb vs. SpatiaLite vs. SQLite

System Properties Comparison Quasardb vs. SpatiaLite vs. SQLite

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NameQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseSpatial extension of SQLiteWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.19
Rank#330  Overall
#30  Time Series DBMS
Score1.98
Rank#140  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Score118.16
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitequasar.aiwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­indexwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationdoc.quasar.ai/­masterwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.htmlwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperquasardbAlessandro FurieriDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release200920082000
Current release3.14.1, January 20245.0.0, August 20203.45.0  (15 January 2024), January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensesOpen 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 systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
server-lessserver-less
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infointeger and binaryyesyes 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 indexesyes infowith tagsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
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 nodesSharding infoconsistent hashingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with selectable replication factornonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodswith Hadoop integrationnono
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 dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infovia file-system locks
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using LevelDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoTransient modeyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailnono

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