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SpatiaLite System Properties

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NameSpatiaLite
DescriptionSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score1.89
Rank#127  Overall
#2  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperAlessandro Furieri
Initial release2008
Current release5.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsserver-less
Data schemeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
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
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
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

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