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RethinkDB vs rqlite: What are the differences?

What is RethinkDB? JSON. Scales to multiple machines with very little effort. Open source. RethinkDB is built to store JSON documents, and scale to multiple machines with very little effort. It has a pleasant query language that supports really useful queries like table joins and group by, and is easy to setup and learn.

What is rqlite? The lightweight, distributed relational database built on SQLite. rqlite is a distributed relational database, which uses SQLite as its storage engine. rqlite uses Raft to achieve consensus across all the instances of the SQLite databases, ensuring that every change made to the system is made to a quorum of SQLite databases, or none at all.

RethinkDB and rqlite can be primarily classified as "Databases" tools.

RethinkDB and rqlite are both open source tools. It seems that RethinkDB with 22.4K GitHub stars and 1.74K forks on GitHub has more adoption than rqlite with 4.64K GitHub stars and 259 GitHub forks.

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What is RethinkDB?

RethinkDB is built to store JSON documents, and scale to multiple machines with very little effort. It has a pleasant query language that supports really useful queries like table joins and group by, and is easy to setup and learn.

What is rqlite?

rqlite is a distributed relational database, which uses SQLite as its storage engine. rqlite uses Raft to achieve consensus across all the instances of the SQLite databases, ensuring that every change made to the system is made to a quorum of SQLite databases, or none at all.
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        What are some alternatives to RethinkDB and rqlite?
        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.
        CouchDB
        Apache CouchDB is a database that uses JSON for documents, JavaScript for MapReduce indexes, and regular HTTP for its API. CouchDB is a database that completely embraces the web. Store your data with JSON documents. Access your documents and query your indexes with your web browser, via HTTP. Index, combine, and transform your documents with JavaScript.
        CockroachDB
        Cockroach Labs is the company building CockroachDB, an open source, survivable, strongly consistent, scale-out SQL database.
        Couchbase
        Developed as an alternative to traditionally inflexible SQL databases, the Couchbase NoSQL database is built on an open source foundation and architected to help developers solve real-world problems and meet high scalability demands.
        Firebase
        Firebase is a cloud service designed to power real-time, collaborative applications. Simply add the Firebase library to your application to gain access to a shared data structure; any changes you make to that data are automatically synchronized with the Firebase cloud and with other clients within milliseconds.
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        艁ukasz Korecki
        艁ukasz Korecki
        CTO & Co-founder at EnjoyHQ | 12 upvotes 30.6K views
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        PostgreSQL
        PostgreSQL
        MongoDB
        MongoDB
        RethinkDB
        RethinkDB

        We initially chose RethinkDB because of the schema-less document store features, and better durability resilience/story than MongoDB In the end, it didn't work out quite as we expected: there's plenty of scalability issues, it's near impossible to run analytical workloads and small community makes working with Rethink a challenge. We're in process of migrating all our workloads to PostgreSQL and hopefully, we will be able to decommission our RethinkDB deployment soon.

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        How developers use RethinkDB and rqlite
        Avatar of Sine Wave Entertainment
        Sine Wave Entertainment uses RethinkDBRethinkDB

        High-speed update-aware storage used in our region server infrastructure; provides a good middle layer for storage of rapidly modified information.

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        Runbook uses RethinkDBRethinkDB

        Main database, using it in multiple datacenters in an active-active configuration.

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        Tobe O uses RethinkDBRethinkDB

        Angel includes support for multiple databases, out-of-the-box.

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        Mike MacCana uses RethinkDBRethinkDB

        As a boring document oriented database with safe defaults.

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        Domraider uses RethinkDBRethinkDB

        Sharded and replicated storage, NoSQL with joins

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