MongoDB vs. SQLite vs. Riak

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Description

What is MongoDB?

MongoDB stores data in JSON-like documents that can vary in structure, offering a dynamic, flexible schema. MongoDB was also designed for high availability and scalability, with built-in replication and auto-sharding.

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 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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Pros

Why do developers choose MongoDB?
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Why do developers choose SQLite?
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Cons

What are the cons of using MongoDB?
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What are the cons of using SQLite?
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What are the cons of using Riak?
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Pricing

How much does MongoDB cost?
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Companies

What companies use MongoDB?
2508 companies on StackShare use MongoDB
What companies use SQLite?
374 companies on StackShare use SQLite
What companies use Riak?
18 companies on StackShare use Riak

Integrations

What tools integrate with MongoDB?
40 tools on StackShare integrate with MongoDB
What tools integrate with SQLite?
15 tools on StackShare integrate with SQLite
What tools integrate with Riak?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Riak

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

  • MySQL - The world's most popular open source database
  • PostgreSQL - A powerful, open source object-relational database system
  • Microsoft SQL Server - A relational database management system developed by Microsoft
  • MariaDB - An enhanced, drop-in replacement for MySQL

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