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    LMDB Alternatives

    LMDB is described as 'An ultra-fast, ultra-compact, crash-proof key-value embedded data store'. There are more than 10 alternatives to LMDB for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, Android and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is SQLite, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like LMDB are Firebird (Free, Open Source), ObjectBox (Free, Open Source), UnQLite (Free, Open Source) and LemonGraph (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 10, 2020

    1. SQLite is a software library that implements a self-contained, serverless, zero-configuration, transactional SQL database engine. SQLite is the most widely deployed SQL database engine in the world. The source code for SQLite is in the public domain.
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      Firebird is a relational database offering many ANSI SQL-92 features that runs on Linux, Windows, and a variety of Unix platforms. Firebird offers excellent concurrency, high performance, and powerful language support for stored procedures and triggers.
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    2. ObjectBox DB is an easy & fast object-oriented mobile database for Android, Linux, soon iOS. It supports relations, JavaRx, Kotlin. It is 10X faster than SQLite. And POJOs are POJOs.
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      UnQLite is a in-process software library which implements a self-contained, serverless, zero-configuration, transactional NoSQL database engine. UnQLite is a document store database similar to MongoDB, Redis, CouchDB etc.
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      An embedded transactional graph engine for Python.
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      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. Every key and value is serial bytes with variable length.
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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. Every key and value is serial bytes with variable length. Both binary data and character string can be used as a key and a value.
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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. Every key and value is serial bytes with variable length.
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      LevelDB stores keys and values in arbitrary byte arrays, and data is sorted by key. It supports batching writes, forward and backward iteration, and compression of the data via Google's Snappy compression library.
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      Berkeley DB (BDB) is a software library that provides a high-performance embedded database for key/value data., Berkeley DB is the most widely used database toolkit in the world, with hundreds of millions of deployed copies.
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