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System Properties Comparison RocksDB vs. SQLite vs. Typesense

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NameRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonTypesense  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)Widely used embeddable, in-process RDBMSA typo-tolerant, in-memory search engine optimized for instant search-as-you-type experiences and developer productivity
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.52
Rank#80  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Score118.16
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score1.01
Rank#200  Overall
#14  Search engines
Websiterocksdb.orgwww.sqlite.orgtypesense.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikiwww.sqlite.org/­docs.htmltypesense.org/­docs
DeveloperFacebook, Inc.Dwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release201320002015
Current release8.10.0, December 20233.45.0  (15 January 2024), January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoPublic DomainOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++CC++
Server operating systemsLinuxserver-lessLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyes infodynamic column typesschema-free infopre-defined schema optional
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
RESTful HTTP API
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
.Net infocommunity maintained
Clojure infocommunity maintained
Dart infocommunity maintained
Go infocommunity maintained
Java infocommunity maintained
JavaScript
Perl infocommunity maintained
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust infocommunity maintained
Swift infocommunity maintained
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneMulti-source replication using RAFT
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 controlnono

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