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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store
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Score0.68
Rank#213  Overall
#32  Document stores
#106  Relational DBMS
Score2.70
Rank#101  Overall
#18  Document stores
Websitealasql.orgpouchdb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffApache Software Foundation
Initial release20142012
Current release7.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaScript
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenono
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nono
Secondary indexesnoyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.no
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backend
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnono

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