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

DBMS > CouchDB vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. PouchDB

System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. PouchDB

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 comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.A Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasetsJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelDocument storeWide column storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score16.68
Rank#35  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score5.51
Rank#61  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score3.20
Rank#89  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tablespouchdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablepouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerMicrosoftApache Software Foundation
Initial release200520122012
Current release3.0, February 20207.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageErlangJavaScript
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesno
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 indexesyes infovia viewsnoyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIRESTful HTTP APIHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptnoView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0Sharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.Master-master replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Master-slave replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possibleoptimistic lockingno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes 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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signaturesno

More information provided by the system vendor

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"Microsoft Azure Table StoragePouchDB
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

How to install CouchDB on Ubuntu Server 18.04
9 June 2020, KnowTechie

Apache CouchDB 3.0 NoSQL Database: A Major Milestone -- ADTmag
27 February 2020, ADT Magazine

Introducing IBM Cloudant on Transaction Engine: Cloud Native by Design
23 June 2020, DevOps.com

NoSQL Databases Software Market Growth, Rising Trends and Business Outlook 2020 to 2026 | Amazon, ArangoDB, Azure Cosmos DB, Couchbase, MarkLogic, RethinkDB, CouchDB – Cole Reports
2 July 2020, Cole of Duty

NoSQL Software Market Analysis of Rising Business Opportunities with Prominent Players like Amazon, Azure, Cosmos DB, Couchbase, ArangoDB, CouchDB.
3 July 2020, 3rd Watch News

provided by Google News

Delivering AIOps on the Microsoft Azure Cloud Platform
3 July 2020, Analytics Insight

How to use Azure Table storage in .Net
14 January 2019, InfoWorld

Load data from Azure Blob storage into Azure SQL - Microsoft
23 April 2020, Channel 9

AzUrlShortener: An open source, budget-friendly URL shortener - Microsoft
15 May 2020, Channel 9

Get to know Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB use cases
11 November 2019, TechTarget

provided by Google News

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

Synchronizing Offline App Data with PouchDB — SitePoint
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

Which Are the Top Local Databases for React Native
15 October 2019, Appinventiv

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Software Engineer
Dimagi, Massachusetts

Jr. C# Developer
Melissa Global Intelligence, RSM, CA

Site Reliability Engineer
Dimagi, Cambridge, MA

Site Reliability Engineer
Dimagi, Massachusetts

Software Engineer
Dimagi, Cambridge, MA

Data Engineer I - Azure
Vermeer Corporation, Pella, IA

.NET/Azure Architect
DMI, Indianapolis, IN

Azure Dev/Ops Engineer – Unified Data Platform (Remote)
JLL, Chicago, IL

Azure Data Architect - Atlanta
Magenic, Atlanta, GA

Software Engineer, Cloud
Citrix, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Backend Go Engineer Detroit, MI
Benzinga, Detroit, MI

Senior Software Engineer
PHIflow, LLC, New York, NY

Senior Mobile Developer
Verizon, Temple Terrace, FL

Senior Mobile Developer
Verizon, Piscataway, NJ

Senior Mobile Developer
Verizon, Irving, TX

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Couchbase logo

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

Neo4j logo

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

Datastax Astra logo

Cassandra made easy in the cloud. Build cloud-native applications faster with CQL, REST and GraphQL APIs.
Try for Free.

AllegroGraph logo

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

Present your product here