Difference between Neo4j and SQLite

1. Neo4j :
It is the most famous graph database management system and it is also a NoSQL database system which is developed by Neo4j, Inc. It is different from Mysql or MongoDB as it has its features that makes it special compared to other Database Management System. Neo4j also stores and present data in form of graph not in tabular format or not in a Jason format. In this whole data is represented by nodes and there you can create a relationship between nodes which means whole database collection will look like a graph, which makes Neo4j unique from other database management system.

2. SQLite :
It is a software library that provides a relational database management system (RDBMS). It was designed by D. Richard Hipp on August 2000. The objective of SQLite was to allow the program to be operated without installing a database management system (DBMS) or without requiring a database administrator. The meaning of Lite in SQLite is lightweight in terms of setup, database administration, and required resource.



Difference between Neo4j and SQLite :

S.No. Neo4j SQLite
1. It was developed by Neo4j, Inc. It was developed by Dwayne Richard Hipp.
2. It was initially released in 2007. It was initially released on August 2000.
3. It is written using Java and Scala language. It is developed only in C language.
4. Neo4j server operating systems are Linux, OS X, Solaris, and Windows. It is server-less.
5. Neo4j APIs and other access methods includes Bolt protocol, Cypher query language, Java API, Neo4j-OGM, RESTful HTTP, API, Spring Data Neo4j, TinkerPop 3. APIs and other access methods include ADO.NET, JDBC and ODBC.
6. It is data schema free and schema optional. It is data schema free.
7. Its primary database model is is Graph DBMS. Its primary database model is Relational DBMS.
8. Neo4j supports programming languages which are .Net, Clojure, Elixir, Go, Groovy, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby and Scala. Programming languages supported by SQLite are Actionscript, Ada, Basic, C, C#, C++, D, Delphi, Forth, Fortran, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Lisp, Lua, MatLab, Objective-C, OCaml, Perl, PHP, PL/SQL, Python, R, Ruby, Scala, Scheme, Smalltalk, Tcl.
9. It has Server-side scripts. It does not have Server-side scripts.
10. Neo4j is uesd by famous companies like medium.com., Stack, Fiverr, Fundamentei, Trendyol Group, double slash, ingsmen Software, GAPO, etc. Famous companies like Gongos Research, Inc., American Well Corporation, Internet Brands, Inc., etc uses SQLite.

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