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NameLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.51
Rank#231  Overall
#112  Relational DBMS
Score2.50
Rank#100  Overall
#18  Document stores
Score126.69
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitegoogle.github.io/­lovefieldpouchdb.comwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdpouchdb.com/­guideswww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperGoogleApache Software FoundationDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release201420122000
Current release2.1.12, February 20177.1.1, June 20193.35.4  (2 April 2021), April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open 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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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)server-less
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes 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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternnoyes 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 languagesJavaScriptJavaScriptActionscript
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 proceduresnoView functions in JavaScriptno
TriggersUsing read-only observersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infovia file-system locks
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 MemoryDByesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonono

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