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System Properties Comparison PouchDB vs. RavenDB vs. VoltDB

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NamePouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseDistributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.79
Rank#91  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score3.51
Rank#77  Overall
#14  Document stores
Score1.55
Rank#126  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Websitepouchdb.comravendb.netwww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationpouchdb.com/­guidesravendb.net/­docsdocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperApache Software FoundationHibernating RhinosVoltDB Inc.
Initial release201220102010
Current release7.1.1, June 20194.2, May 20199.0, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC#Java, C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Linux
OS X infofor development
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.no
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (RQL)yes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptyesJava
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungeShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Master-slave replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Multi-master replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyesyes infoSnapshots and command logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess control on document level using the Authorization BundleUsers and roles with access to stored procedures
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Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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