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DBMS > SQLite vs. TerminusDB vs. VelocityDB

System Properties Comparison SQLite vs. TerminusDB vs. VelocityDB

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NameSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used in-process RDBMSScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationshipsA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score122.62
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#342  Overall
#32  Graph DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#311  Overall
#30  Graph DBMS
#16  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.sqlite.orgterminusdb.comvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationwww.sqlite.org/­docs.htmlterminusdb.com/­docsvelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperDwayne Richard HippDataChemist Ltd.VelocityDB Inc
Initial release200020182011
Current release3.30, October 20191.0, 20187.x
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoPublic DomainOpen Source infoGPL V3commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCProlog, RustC#
Server operating systemsserver-lessLinuxAny that supports .NET
Data schemeyes infodynamic column typesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.yesyes
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 supportedSQL-like query language (WOQL)no
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
.Net
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
JavaScript
Python
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno
TriggersyesyesCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneGraph PartitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infovia file-system locksyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoin-memory journalingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoRole-based access controlBased on Windows Authentication

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