DB-EnginesCrateDB bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > CouchDB vs. CrateDB vs. PouchDB vs. Sequoiadb

System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. CrateDB vs. PouchDB vs. Sequoiadb

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.Distributed Date Store based on LuceneJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBNewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQL
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMS
Search engine
Document storeDocument store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score18.12
Rank#34  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score0.61
Rank#191  Overall
#91  Relational DBMS
#13  Search engines
Score2.79
Rank#91  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score0.27
Rank#244  Overall
#34  Document stores
#115  Relational DBMS
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgcrate.iopouchdb.comwww.sequoiadb.com
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablecrate.io/­docspouchdb.com/­guideswww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=index
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerCrateApache Software FoundationSequoiadb Ltd.
Initial release2005201320122013
Current release2.3.1, March 20197.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageErlangJavaJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java 7 VMserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Data schemeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnoyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regex
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes, but no triggers and constraintsnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Erlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
JavaScript.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptuser defined functionsView functions in JavaScriptJavaScript
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0ShardingSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungeSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
selectable replication factorMaster-master replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Master-slave replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possibleno infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategynoDocument is locked during a transaction
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes 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.nonoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaserights management via user accountsnosimple password-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
CouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"CrateDBPouchDBSequoiadb
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
» more
SequoiaDB is a financial-level distributed database including three storage modes:...
» more
Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
» more
SequoiaDB provides a leading OLTP solution in the industry, and perfectly addresses...
» more
Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
» more
As a financial-level distributed database management system, SequoiaDB supports distributed...
» more
Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
» more
China Minsheng Bank ​ Bank of China Hengfeng Bank China GUANGFA Bank PICC China Mobile...
» more
Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
» more
2017,2018 Gartner’s Database Report Listed More than 1000 enterprise customers and...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
» more
Open source GPL/Commercial licensing for enterprise version and services
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
CouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"CrateDBPouchDBSequoiadb
DB-Engines blog posts

Couchbase climbs up the DB-Engines Ranking, increasing its popularity by 10% every month
2 June 2014, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

New kids on the block: database management systems implemented in JavaScript
1 December 2014, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

IBM Adds Kubernetes Operator for CouchDB
26 September 2019, Datanami

How to create your first CouchDB database with Fauxton
8 May 2019, TechRepublic

How to install CouchDB on CentOS 7
30 April 2019, TechRepublic

IBM Adds Support and Kubernetes Operator for Apache CouchDB to Sync Data Across Multi-Cloud Environments
30 September 2019, Database Trends and Applications

Assured Huge Growth by Global Document Databases Software Market (2020-2029) - MongoDB, Amazon, ArangoDB
5 December 2019, 5Gigs News

provided by Google News

Crate.io Releases New Version of CrateDB – the Database Built to Support IoT and IIoT Businesses
5 September 2019, GlobeNewswire

Crate.io Launches CrateDB Cloud on Azure
21 October 2019, GlobeNewswire

Crate.io Receives 2019 IoT Evolution Industrial IoT Product of the Year Award
10 July 2019, GlobeNewswire

Crate.io Releases Commercial Machine Data Platform
20 June 2018, LinuxInsider.com

CrateDB Raises Cash, Upgrades Machine Data Platform
19 June 2018, Datanami

provided by Google News

Getting Started with PouchDB Client-Side JavaScript Database
7 September 2016, SitePoint

Synchronizing Offline App Data with PouchDB
25 September 2015, SitePoint

Create Offline Web Apps Using Service Workers & PouchDB
7 March 2017, SitePoint

Cross Platform Storage and Sync with Ionic Framework, Couchbase, and PouchDB
13 November 2015, DZone News

Create an AngularJS Web Application That Sync's With Couchbase Using PouchDB
29 January 2016, DZone News

provided by Google News

SequoiaDB 3.0 Released, New-Generation Multi-Model NewSQL Database
25 June 2018, PR Newswire

Operational Database Management Systems (OPDBMS) Software Market analysis by Top Manufacturers: Oracle, Microsoft, SAP SE, IBM, Amazon Web Services, etc.
25 November 2019, Montana Ledger

The top 25 IoT startups to watch in 2019: A guide
21 February 2019, IoT Tech News

Spark in Action Book Review & Interview
18 March 2016, InfoQ.com

Global Operational Database Management Systems (OPDBMS) Software Market, Top key players are Oracle, Microsoft, SAP SE, IBM, Amazon Web Services, Google, Fujitsu, MarkLogic, InterSystems, MongoDB, Aerospike, Datastax, Redis Labs, Enterprise DB, SQLite, MariaDB, ArangoDB, Couchbase, Hibernating Rhinos
20 November 2019, Commerce Gazette

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Information Technology Technical Associate
Illinois State University, Normal, IL

Junior Programmer Analyst
Orchid Insurance, Tampa, FL

Blockchain Architect
Verizon, Irving, TX

Junior Programmer Analyst
Orchid Insurance, Vero Beach, FL

Data Scientist I - 2020 Campus
Travelport, Atlanta, GA

Data Engineer (Python, SQL)
PwC, Tampa, FL

User Experience Designer
Booz Allen Hamilton, Fort Belvoir, VA

Web Application Software Engineer
Booz Allen Hamilton, Laurel, MD

Senior Software Engineer
PHIflow, LLC, New York, NY

Web UI Software Engineer, Mid
Booz Allen Hamilton, Laurel, MD

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Redis logo

Hosted, serverless DBaaS
in 3 steps.

30MB Free!
Start now.


Datastax logo

Build data-driven applications that set the standard for performance, availability,
& scale with DataStax.
Learn more.

Present your product here