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System Properties Comparison Cloudant vs. LokiJS vs. PouchDB

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NameCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBIn-memory JavaScript DBMSJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.45
Rank#82  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score0.38
Rank#225  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score2.97
Rank#88  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websitecloudant.comgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSpouchdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.cloudant.comtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Apache Software Foundation
Initial release201020142012
Current release7.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen SourceOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageErlangJavaScriptJavaScript
Server operating systemshostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonono
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJavaScript APIHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
JavaScriptJavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptView functions in JavaScriptView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
noneMaster-master replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Master-slave replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencynoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possibleno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic locking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes 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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasenono

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