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System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. PouchDB vs. searchxml

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.JavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBDBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application server
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSDocument storeNative XML DBMS
Search engine
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Score1.24
Rank#136  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score2.97
Rank#88  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score0.12
Rank#272  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#15  Search engines
Websitebasex.orgpouchdb.comwww.searchxml.net/­category/­products
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgpouchdb.com/­guideswww.searchxml.net/­support/­handouts
DeveloperBaseX GmbHApache Software Foundationinformationpartners gmbh
Initial release200720122015
Current release9.3.1, December 20197.1.1, June 20191.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesnoyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
JavaScriptC++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIs
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesView functions in JavaScriptyes infoon the application server
Triggersyes infovia eventsyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Master-slave replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
yes infosychronisation to multiple collections
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writernomultiple readers, single writer
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsnoDomain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application services

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