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NameLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory JavaScript DBMSExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelDocument storeObject oriented DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
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Score0.43
Rank#264  Overall
#42  Document stores
Score1.20
Rank#170  Overall
#5  Object oriented DBMS
Score2.28
Rank#115  Overall
#21  Document stores
Websitegithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSobjectbox.iopouchdb.com
Technical documentationtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSdocs.objectbox.iopouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperObjectBox LimitedApache Software Foundation
Initial release201420172012
Current release7.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC and C++JavaScript
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Android
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-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 viewsyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIProprietary native APIHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptnoView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneonline/offline synchronization between client and serverMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yesyes 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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyesno
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