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PouchDB System Properties

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NamePouchDB
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Database modelDocument store
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Trend Chart
Score3.22
Rank#66  Overall
#13  Document stores
Websitepouchdb.com
Technical documentationpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperApache Software Foundation
Initial release2012
License Commercial or Open SourceOpen Source
Cloud-based Only available as a cloud serviceno
Implementation languageJavaScript
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-free
Typing predefined data types such as float or dateno
XML support Some 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 via views
SQL Support of (almost entire) SQL standard (DML, DDL and DCL statements)no
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST only for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript
Server-side scripts Stored proceduresView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyes
Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodesSharding with a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication also with CouchDB databases
Master-slave replication also with CouchDB databases
MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes
Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys Referential integrityno
Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano
Durability Support for making data persistentyes by using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backend
In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts Access controlno

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