What is DuckDB?
It is an embedded database designed to execute analytical SQL queries fast while embedded in another process. It is designed to be easy to install and easy to use. DuckDB has no external dependencies. It has bindings for C/C++, Python and R.
DuckDB is a tool in the Databases category of a tech stack.
DuckDB is an open source tool with 1.3K GitHub stars and 94 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to DuckDB's open source repository on GitHub
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Pros of DuckDB
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- Embedded database
- Designed to execute analytical SQL queries fast
- No external dependencies
DuckDB Alternatives & Comparisons
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