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System Properties Comparison SQLite vs. YugabyteDB

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NameSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMSHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score125.06
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score0.92
Rank#179  Overall
#90  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.sqlite.orgwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationwww.sqlite.org/­docs.htmldocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperDwayne Richard HippYugabyte Inc.
Initial release20002017
Current release3.35.4  (2 April 2021), April 20212.4, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoPublic DomainOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC and C++
Server operating systemsserver-lessLinux
OS X
Data schemeyes infodynamic column typesdepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.yes
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
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++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneHash and Range Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infovia file-system locksyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes

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