😲Suddenly, we’ve discovered that SQLite works much faster in some situations than PostgreSQL.

We tried to compare the speed of SQLite and PostgreSQL during the simplest operations of inserting, updating and extracting data from a spreadsheet.

You should know that SQLite is a single file, while PostgreSQL is a whole server with many additional functions.
As we can see, the speed of SQLite due to its simplicity significantly exceeds PostgreSQL. For example:

  • The insertion speed is 10 times higher.
  • The sampling rate turned out to be 30 times higher.
  • The update rate is almost identical to PostgreSQL.

That’s why we can conclude that SQLite will be an excellent choice if you need a database to store a small amount of data and do not need to do complex manipulations.

You can find the results of our tests here https://github.com/dev-family/sqlite-bench

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