GDBM Alternatives

    GDBM is described as 'GNU dbm (or GDBM, for short) is a library of database functions that use extensible hashing and work similar to the standard UNIX dbm'. There are seven alternatives to GDBM for Mac, Windows, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Kyoto Cabinet, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like GDBM are Tokyo Cabinet (Free, Open Source), LevelDB (Free, Open Source), QDBM (Free, Open Source) and Berkeley DB (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Dec 2, 2020

    • Kyoto Cabinet is a library of routines for managing a database. The database is a simple data file containing records, each is a pair of a key and a value.
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      • Free • Open Source
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    • Tokyo Cabinet is a library of routines for managing a database. The database is a simple data file containing records, each is a pair of a key and a value.
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      • Free • Open Source
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    • LevelDB is a fast key-value storage library written at Google that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string values.
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      • Free • Open Source
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    • QDBM is a library of routines for managing a database. The database is a simple data file containing records, each is a pair of a key and a value.
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      • Free • Open Source
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    • Berkeley DB (BDB) is a software library that provides a high-performance embedded database for key/value data.
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      • Free • Open Source
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    • A high performance embedded database, linked into your application and optimized for analytical queries.
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      • Free • Open Source
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    • An ultra-fast, ultra-compact, crash-proof key-value embedded data store.
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      • Free • Open Source
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