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System Properties Comparison Oracle Berkeley DB vs. PouchDB

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NameOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used in-process key-value storeJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Document store
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Score1.90
Rank#127  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Score2.31
Rank#111  Overall
#21  Document stores
Websitewww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­berkeleydb.htmlpouchdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmlpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleApache Software Foundation
Initial release19942012
Current release18.1.40, May 20207.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infocommercial license availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)JavaScript
Server operating systemsAIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenono
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.yes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML editionno
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availableno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languages.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Perl
Python
Tcl
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyes infoonly for the SQL APIyes
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 nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-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 integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
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 controlnono

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