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System Properties Comparison RocksDB vs. SQLite vs. TerarkDB

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NameRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)Widely used embeddable, in-process RDBMSA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.84
Rank#88  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
Score125.43
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score0.10
Rank#312  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Websiterocksdb.orgwww.sqlite.orggithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikiwww.sqlite.org/­docs.htmlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperFacebook, Inc.Dwayne Richard HippTerark
Initial release201320002016
Current release6.13.3, October 20203.33.0 (August 14, 2020), August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoPublic Domaincommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++CC++
Server operating systemsserver-less
Data schemeschema-freeyes infodynamic column typesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes 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 indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedno
APIs and other access methodsC++ API
Java API
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
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
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnoyesno
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
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes 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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonono

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