What is ActorDB?
ActorDB is a distributed SQL database... with the scalability of a KV store, while keeping the query capabilities of a relational database. ActorDB is ideal as a server side database for apps.
ActorDB is a tool in the Databases category of a tech stack.
ActorDB is an open source tool with 1.9K GitHub stars and 76 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to ActorDB's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses ActorDB?
- Complete horizontal scalability. All nodes are equivalent and you can have as many nodes as you need.
- Full featured ACID database.
- Suitable for very large datasets over many actors and servers.
- No special drivers needed. Use the mysql driver of your language of choice.
- Easy to configure and administer.
- No global locks. Only the actors (one or many) involved in a transaction are locked during a write. All other actors are unaffected.
- Uses stable reliable SQL and storage engines: SQLite on top of LMDB.
- Inherits SQLite features like JSON support and common table expressions.
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