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DBMS > Lovefield vs. PouchDB vs. RavenDB

System Properties Comparison Lovefield vs. PouchDB vs. RavenDB

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NameLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score0.30
Rank#269  Overall
#124  Relational DBMS
Score3.09
Rank#99  Overall
#18  Document stores
Score3.24
Rank#94  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websitegoogle.github.io/­lovefieldpouchdb.comravendb.net
Technical documentationgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdpouchdb.com/­guidesravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperGoogleApache Software FoundationHibernating Rhinos
Initial release201420122010
Current release2.1.12, February 20177.1.1, June 20195.2, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaScriptC#
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)Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnono
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 viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternnoSQL-like query language (RQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJavaScript.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScriptyes
TriggersUsing read-only observersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungeSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Multi-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linq
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes 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.yes infousing MemoryDByes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
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Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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