DB-EnginesGraphDB bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > SQLite

SQLite System Properties

Please select another system to compare it with SQLite.

Our visitors often compare SQLite with MySQL, Firebase Realtime Database and MongoDB.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameSQLite
DescriptionWidely used in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score113.73
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release2000
Current release3.24.0, June 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno
Implementation languageC
Server operating systemsserver-less
Data schemeyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes 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.no
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languagesActionscript
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 proceduresno
Triggersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infovia file-system locks
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlno

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
Navicat for SQLite is a powerful and comprehensive SQLite GUI that provides a complete set of functions for database management and development.

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
SQLite
DB-Engines blog posts

Big gains for Relational Database Management Systems in DB-Engines Ranking
2 February 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

SQLite Adds Zipfile Support
25 January 2018, iProgrammer

AdKoob information thief targets Facebook ad purchase info
8 August 2018, Naked Security

A SQLite primer for Android app developers
15 November 2017, Android Authority (blog)

Senior Support Engineer
14 August 2018, Built In Chicago

DEF CON 26: First Day Review and Voting Machine Hacking
13 August 2018, InCyberDefense

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Software Engineer, WhatsApp Intern/Co-Op - Menlo Park (Menlo Park)
Facebook, Menlo Park, CA

Research Associate
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

Jr. Software Engineer (Server-Side)
CliniComp, Intl., San Diego, CA

Application Developer
Intel, Folsom, CA

Program Manager, Research and Analytics
Amazon.com, Seattle, WA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Redis logo

Start now with Redis Cloud
Secure, highly available Redis as a serverless, hosted, fully managed cloud service.
Sign up here.

Neo4j logo

Get your step-by-step guide comparing RDBMS to graph databases, including data models, query languages, and deployment strategies.

Present your product here