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NamePouchDB
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Database modelDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.05
Rank#72  Overall
#14  Document stores
Websitepouchdb.com
Technical documentationpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperApache Software Foundation
Initial release2012
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source
Cloud-based infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno
Implementation languageJavaScript
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno
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.no
Secondary indexesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of (almost entire) SQL standard (DML, DDL and DCL statements)no
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Master-slave replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes 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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlno

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