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NameSQL.JS  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionPort of SQLite to JavaScriptWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.16
Rank#162  Overall
#79  Relational DBMS
Score127.43
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitesql.js.orgwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationsql.js.org/­documentation/­index.htmlwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperAlon Zakai infoenhancements implemented by othersDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release20122000
Current release3.37.2  (6 January 2022), January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)server-less
Data schemeyesyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes 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.nono
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptActionscript
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 proceduresnono
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infovia file-system locks
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentno infoexcept by serializing a db to a fileyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnono

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