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What is Android Room?

It provides an abstraction layer over SQLite to allow fluent database access while harnessing the full power of SQLite. Apps that handle non-trivial amounts of structured data can benefit greatly from persisting that data locally. The most common use case is to cache relevant pieces of data.
Android Room is a tool in the Database Tools category of a tech stack.

Who uses Android Room?

Companies

Developers
37 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Android Room.

Android Room Integrations

Java, SQLite, Kotlin, F-droid, and SocialPilot are some of the popular tools that integrate with Android Room. Here's a list of all 6 tools that integrate with Android Room.

Why developers like Android Room?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Android Room
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Android Room's Features

  • Provides an abstraction layer over SQLite
  • Allows fluent database access while harnessing the full power of SQLite
  • Cache relevant pieces of data

Android Room Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Android Room?
SQLite
SQLite is an embedded SQL database engine. Unlike most other SQL databases, SQLite does not have a separate server process. SQLite reads and writes directly to ordinary disk files. A complete SQL database with multiple tables, indices, triggers, and views, is contained in a single disk file.
GreenDAO
It is an open source Android ORM making development for SQLite databases fun again. It relieves developers from dealing with low-level database requirements while saving development time.
Slick
It is a modern database query and access library for Scala. It allows you to work with stored data almost as if you were using Scala collections while at the same time giving you full control over when a database access happens and which data is transferred.
Sequel Pro
Sequel Pro is a fast, easy-to-use Mac database management application for working with MySQL databases.
PostGIS
PostGIS is a spatial database extender for PostgreSQL object-relational database. It adds support for geographic objects allowing location queries to be run in SQL.
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Android Room's Followers
35 developers follow Android Room to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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