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Description

What is 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.

What is HBase?

Apache HBase is an open-source, distributed, versioned, column-oriented store modeled after Google' Bigtable: A Distributed Storage System for Structured Data by Chang et al. Just as Bigtable leverages the distributed data storage provided by the Google File System, HBase provides Bigtable-like capabilities on top of Apache Hadoop.

What is Riak?

Riak is a distributed database designed to deliver maximum data availability by distributing data across multiple servers. As long as your client can reach one Riak server, it should be able to write data. In most failure scenarios, the data you want to read should be available, although it may not be the most up-to-date version of that data.

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Why do developers choose SQLite?
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Why do developers choose HBase?
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Why do developers choose Riak?
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Cons

What are the cons of using SQLite?
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What are the cons of using HBase?
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What are the cons of using Riak?
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Companies

What companies use SQLite?
247 companies on StackShare use SQLite
What companies use HBase?
48 companies on StackShare use HBase
What companies use Riak?
15 companies on StackShare use Riak

Integrations

What tools integrate with SQLite?
15 tools on StackShare integrate with SQLite
What tools integrate with HBase?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with HBase
What tools integrate with Riak?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Riak

What are some alternatives to SQLite, HBase, and Riak?

  • MySQL - The world's most popular open source database
  • PostgreSQL - A powerful, open source object-relational database system
  • MongoDB - The database for giant ideas
  • Microsoft SQL Server - A relational database management system developed by Microsoft

See all alternatives to SQLite

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