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NameMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used open source RDBMSJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1206.04
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score3.09
Rank#99  Overall
#18  Document stores
Websitewww.mysql.compouchdb.com
Technical documentationdev.mysql.com/­docpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunApache Software Foundation
Initial release19952012
Current release8.0.27, October 20217.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC and C++JavaScript
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoproprietary syntaxView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-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 systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes 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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesno

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