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System Properties Comparison EventStoreDB vs. PouchDB vs. SQLite

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NameEventStoreDB  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIndustrial-strength, open-source database solution built from the ground up for event sourcing.JavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelEvent StoreDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.83
Rank#189  Overall
#1  Event Stores
Score2.68
Rank#104  Overall
#18  Document stores
Score130.54
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.eventstore.compouchdb.comwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationdevelopers.eventstore.compouchdb.com/­guideswww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperEvent Store LimitedApache Software FoundationDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release201220122000
Current release21.2, February 20217.1.1, June 20193.35.4  (2 April 2021), April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Event Store Cloud allows you to deploy a managed EventStoreDB cluster in AWS, GCP and Azure (coming soon).
Implementation languageJavaScriptC
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)server-less
Data schemeschema-freeyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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 indexesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptActionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptno
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infovia file-system locks
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes 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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnono
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EventStoreDBPouchDBSQLite
Specific characteristicsGuaranteed writes Great performance that scales Immutable data store High availability...
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Competitive advantagesEventStoreDB's core database server is used in production systems worldwide. The...
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Typical application scenariosEvent-sourced systems Event-driven architecture
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Key customersEventStoreDB is used by companies across a whole range of industries. Here are just...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAvailable as open-source software and licensed under the 3-clause BSD license ( https://github.com/EventStore/EventStore/blob/master/LICENSE.md...
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