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System Properties Comparison SQLite vs. Tarantool vs. Tkrzw

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NameSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparisonTkrzw infoSuccessor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMSIn-memory computing platform with a flexible data schema for efficiently building high-performance applicationsA concept of libraries, allowing an application program to store and query key-value pairs in a file. Successor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score118.16
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score1.88
Rank#146  Overall
#24  Document stores
#25  Key-value stores
#68  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#380  Overall
#59  Key-value stores
Websitewww.sqlite.orgwww.tarantool.iodbmx.net/­tkrzw
Technical documentationwww.sqlite.org/­docs.htmlwww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
DeveloperDwayne Richard HippVKMikio Hirabayashi
Initial release200020082020
Current release3.45.0  (15 January 2024), January 20242.10.0, May 20220.9.3, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoPublic DomainOpen Source infoBSD-2, source-available extensions (modules), commercial licenses for Tarantool EnterpriseOpen Source infoApache 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 languageCC and C++C++
Server operating systemsserver-lessBSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyes infodynamic column typesFlexible data schema: relational definition for tables with ability to store json-like documents in columnsschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.string, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, boolean, datetimeno
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 SQLyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedFull-featured ANSI SQL supportno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Open binary protocol
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
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
C++
Java
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoLua, C and SQL stored proceduresno
Triggersyesyes, before/after data modification events, on replication events, client session eventsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding, partitioned with virtual buckets by user defined affinity key. Live resharding for scale up and scale down without maintenance downtime.none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneAsynchronous replication with multi-master option
Configurable replication topology (full-mesh, chain, star)
Synchronous quorum replication (with Raft)
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemCasual consistency across sharding partitions
Eventual consistency within replicaset partition infowhen using asyncronous replication
Immediate Consistency within single instance
Sequential consistency including linearizable read within replicaset partition infowhen using Raft
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID, with serializable isolation and linearizable read (within partition); Configurable MVCC (within partition); No cross-shard distributed transactions
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infovia file-system locksyes, cooperative multitaskingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, write ahead loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistenceyes infousing specific database classes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess Control Lists
Mutual TLS authentication for Tarantol Enterprise
Password based authentication
Role-based access control (RBAC) and LDAP for Tarantol Enterprise
Users and Roles
no

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