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SQLite vs ToroDB: What are the differences?

SQLite: A software library that implements a self-contained, serverless, zero-configuration, transactional SQL database engine. 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; ToroDB: Open source, document-oriented, JSON database that runs on top of PostgreSQL. ToroDB is an open source, document-oriented, JSON database that runs on top of PostgreSQL, providing storage and I/O savings and ACID semantics. ToroDB is MongoDB-compatible, so you can use Mongo clients to connect to it.

SQLite and ToroDB can be categorized as "Databases" tools.

ToroDB is an open source tool with 10 GitHub stars and 2 GitHub forks. Here's a link to ToroDB's open source repository on GitHub.

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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 ToroDB?

ToroDB is an open source, document-oriented, JSON database that runs on top of PostgreSQL, providing storage and I/O savings and ACID semantics. ToroDB is MongoDB-compatible, so you can use Mongo clients to connect to it.
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        What are some alternatives to SQLite and ToroDB?
        MySQL
        The MySQL software delivers a very fast, multi-threaded, multi-user, and robust SQL (Structured Query Language) database server. MySQL Server is intended for mission-critical, heavy-load production systems as well as for embedding into mass-deployed software.
        PostgreSQL
        PostgreSQL is an advanced object-relational database management system that supports an extended subset of the SQL standard, including transactions, foreign keys, subqueries, triggers, user-defined types and functions.
        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.
        LiteDB
        Embedded NoSQL database for .NET. An open source MongoDB-like database with zero configuration - mobile ready
        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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        Decisions about SQLite and ToroDB
        Daniel Quinn
        Daniel Quinn
        Senior Developer at Workfinder · | 2 upvotes · 33.2K views
        atThe Paperless ProjectThe Paperless Project
        SQLite
        SQLite
        PostgreSQL
        PostgreSQL

        SQLite is a tricky beast. It's great if you're working single-threaded, but a Terrible Idea if you've got more than one concurrent connection. You use it because it's easy to setup, light, and portable (it's just a file).

        In Paperless, we've built a self-hosted web application, so it makes sense to standardise on something small & light, and as we don't have to worry about multiple connections (it's just you using the app), it's a perfect fit.

        For users wanting to scale Paperless up to a multi-user environment though, we do provide the hooks to switch to PostgreSQL .

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        How developers use SQLite and ToroDB
        Avatar of Romans Malinovskis
        Romans Malinovskis uses SQLiteSQLite

        We build queries in PHP with DSQL that work with SQLite. We also have SQLite data controller, so that you can build SQLite-based models.

        Avatar of Coolfront Technologies
        Coolfront Technologies uses SQLiteSQLite

        Used during the "build process" of Coolfront Mobile's Flat rate search engine database. Flat rate data that resides in Salesforce is transformed using SQLite into a format that is usable for our mobile Flat rate search engine (AKA: Charlie).

        Avatar of Sripathi Krishnan
        Sripathi Krishnan uses SQLiteSQLite

        RDBTools is a self-hosted application, and it is important that the installation process is simple. With SQLite, we create a new database file for every analysis. Once the analysis is done, the SQLite file can be thrown away easily.

        Avatar of Perljobs.Ru
        Perljobs.Ru uses SQLiteSQLite

        All the dynamic data (i.e.: jobs) is stored in a simple SQLite database.

        Все динамические данные (вакансии) хранятся в простой SQLite БД.

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        A. M. Douglas uses SQLiteSQLite

        There's really no call for something heavier for this site. SQLite is simple, easy to use and quite reliable given its age.

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