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System Properties Comparison RocksDB vs. SQLite vs. Titan

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NameRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonTitan  Xexclude from comparison
Titan has been decommisioned after the takeover by Datastax. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking. A fork has been open-sourced as JanusGraph.
DescriptionEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)Widely used embeddable, in-process RDBMSTitan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
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Score4.00
Rank#84  Overall
#11  Key-value stores
Score116.01
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websiterocksdb.orgwww.sqlite.orggithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan
Technical documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikiwww.sqlite.org/­docs.htmlgithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperFacebook, Inc.Dwayne Richard HippAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release201320002012
Current release8.11.4, April 20243.45.3  (15 April 2024), April 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoPublic DomainOpen Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++CJava
Server operating systemsLinuxserver-lessLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infodynamic column typesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.yes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
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
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
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
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningnoneyes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infovia file-system locksyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcast
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server

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