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DBMS > SpatiaLite vs. SQL.JS vs. SQLite

System Properties Comparison SpatiaLite vs. SQL.JS vs. SQLite

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NameSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparisonSQL.JS  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpatial extension of SQLitePort of SQLite to JavaScriptWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.21
Rank#129  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Score1.20
Rank#180  Overall
#88  Relational DBMS
Score132.44
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­indexsql.js.orgwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.htmlsql.js.org/­documentation/­index.htmlwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperAlessandro FurieriAlon Zakai infoenhancements implemented by othersDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release200820122000
Current release5.0.0, August 20203.40.0  (16 November 2022), November 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1Open SourceOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++JavaScriptC
Server operating systemsserver-lessserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)server-less
Data schemeyesyesyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes 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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes 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 proceduresnonono
Triggersyesnoyes
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
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infovia file-system locks
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesno 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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonono

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