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Specific to Geth the database used is LevelDB. But what is the database used for parity?

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I'm one of parity devs. We use Rocksdb. It's a key-value database developed by Facebook. We chose it mostly because of it's performance. In our benchmarks it was faster than LevelDB

From their webpage:

RocksDB is optimized for fast, low latency storage such as flash drives and high-speed disk drives. RocksDB exploits the full potential of high read/write rates offered by flash or RAM.

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    Would you still use that database today? – errata Mar 5 at 5:32

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