[OSM-dev] Can SQLite3 handle OSM 150G data file?

marcus.wolschon at googlemail.com marcus.wolschon at googlemail.com
Tue Apr 28 08:14:31 BST 2009

On Tue, 28 Apr 2009 08:02:30 +0100, Shaun McDonald
> SQLite isn't designed for huge databases like OpenStreetMap. You could  
> get away with a city or small region, but more than that, you will get  
> the slowness that you are seeing.
> http://www.sqlite.org/faq.html#q19 and some other FAQs on that page.
> You are much better using Postgres, or even MySQL.

Is there ANY embedded database out there that can handle the planet?
Anything that does not require the (unskilled) user of a program to
install a local database-server first?


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