Stress-testing SQLite

Monte Goulding monte at sweattechnologies.com
Fri Oct 29 21:12:17 CDT 2010


32TB db limit according to this:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_relational_database_management_systems#Limits

Maybe use limit and offset to page through query results though.

Cheers

Monte

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On 30/10/2010, at 11:17 AM, Richard Gaskin <ambassador at fourthworld.com> wrote:

> I have a need coming up for a data store that can robustly handle at least a million records, ideally up to five million, where each record may be as large as 5k.
> 
> I don't need relationality, so for me SQLite is an option but only an option; I'm happy to consider other options as well. (Yes, it has to be SQLite rather than MySQL, because it needs to work embedded with a commercial application).
> 
> Have any of you done stress testing on SQLite to that degree?
> 
> I've tried finding even anecdotal data on the web for SQLite limits, and while I can find citations of theoretical limits I haven't come across real-world usage stories of data sets that large.
> 
> Should I be confident in SQLite as a storage solution for that?  Should I be scared?
> 
> Thanks in advance for sharing your experiences with large data sets if SQLite.
> 
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