Difference between SQLite and MS SQL Server

1. SQLite :
SQLite is a software library that provides a relational database management system (RDBMS). It was designed by D. Richard Hipp in August 2000. The design goals of SQLite were to allow the program to be operated without installing a database management system(DBMS) or requiring a database administrator.

2. MS SQL Server :
Microsoft SQL Server is a relational database management system (RDBMS) that is platform-dependent and it is both GUI and command based software. It supports a wide variety of transaction processing, business intelligence and analytics applications in corporate IT environments. It was developed by Microsoft Corporation and initially released on April 24, 1989.


Difference between SQLite and MS SQL Server :

S.No. SQLITE MS SQL SERVER
1. It was developed By D. Richard Hipp in August 2000. It was developed by Microsoft Corporation and initially released on April 24, 1989.
2. SQLite is developed only in C language. MS SQL server is written in C and C++.
3. The primary database model for SQLite is RDBMS. The primary database model for MS SQL Server is also RDBMS
4. The license for SQLite is open-source. The license for MS SQL Server is commercial.
5. There is no secondary database model for SQLite. The secondary database model for MS SQL Server are Document store and Graph DBMS.
6. SQLite does not support XML data format. MS SQL Server supports XML data format.
7. In SQLite, the data schema is dynamic. In MS SQL Server, the data schema is fixed.
8. It does not support any replication methods. It supports replication methods but depending on the SQL-Server Edition.
9. SQLite does not require a server to run. Hence, it is serverless. Server operating systems for MS SQL Server are Linux and Windows.
10. It supports in-memory capabilities. It also supports in-memory capabilities.
11. SQLite does not support Map Reduce method. MS SQL Server also does not supports Map Reduce method.

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