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System Properties Comparison Oracle Berkeley DB vs. PouchDB vs. SpatiaLite

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NameOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used in-process key-value storeJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Document storeSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score2.01
Rank#126  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Score2.34
Rank#112  Overall
#21  Document stores
Score1.63
Rank#146  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­berkeleydb.htmlpouchdb.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmlpouchdb.com/­guideswww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleApache Software FoundationAlessandro Furieri
Initial release199420122008
Current release18.1.40, May 20207.1.1, June 20195.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infocommercial license availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)JavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsAIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)server-less
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyes
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 editionnono
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availablenoyes
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 JavaScriptno
Triggersyes infoonly for the SQL APIyesyes
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 nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-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 integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes 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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonono

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