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NameLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.51
Rank#235  Overall
#112  Relational DBMS
Score2.68
Rank#104  Overall
#18  Document stores
Websitegoogle.github.io/­lovefieldpouchdb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperGoogleApache Software Foundation
Initial release20142012
Current release2.1.12, February 20177.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaScript
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safariserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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 indexesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScript
TriggersUsing read-only observersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes 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.yes infousing MemoryDByes
User concepts infoAccess controlnono

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