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System Properties Comparison RethinkDB vs. SQLite vs. SwayDB

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NameRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.Widely used embeddable, in-process RDBMSAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.51
Rank#89  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score130.54
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score0.10
Rank#313  Overall
#48  Key-value stores
Websiterethinkdb.comwww.sqlite.orgswaydb.io
Technical documentationrethinkdb.com/­docswww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017Dwayne Richard HippSimer Plaha
Initial release200920002018
Current release2.4.1, August 20203.36.0  (18 June 2021), June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoPublic DomainOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++CScala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
server-less
Data schemeschema-freeyes infodynamic column typesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometryyes 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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languagesC infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
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
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
TriggersClient-side triggers through changefeedsyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding inforange basednonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-document operationsACIDAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMVCC basedyes infovia file-system locksyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infousers and table-level permissionsnono

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