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System Properties Comparison PouchDB vs. Redis vs. SQLite

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NamePouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBIn-memory data structure store, used as database, cache and message broker infoRedis focuses on performance so most of its design decisions prioritize high performance and very low latencies.Widely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistenceRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infowith Redis Modules
Graph DBMS infowith Redis Modules
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infowith Redis Modules
Time Series DBMS infowith Redis Modules
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.68
Rank#104  Overall
#18  Document stores
Score165.25
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score130.54
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitepouchdb.comredis.iowww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationpouchdb.com/­guidesredis.io/­documentationwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperApache Software FoundationSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release201220092000
Current release7.1.1, June 20196.2.3, May 20213.35.4  (2 April 2021), April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license availableOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptCC
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
server-less
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenopartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyes infowith RediSearch moduleyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C#
C++
Clojure
Crystal
D
Dart
Elixir
Erlang
Fancy
Go
Haskell
Haxe
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Pascal
Perl
PHP
Prolog
Pure Data
Python
R
Rebol
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Swift
Tcl
Visual Basic
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptLuano
Triggersyesno infopublish/subscribe channels provide limited trigger functionalityyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungeShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Multi-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoData access is serialized by the serveryes infovia file-system locks
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoSimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial versionno
More information provided by the system vendor
PouchDBRedisSQLite
Specific characteristicsRedis, benchmarked as the world's fastest database, reduces application complexity,...
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Competitive advantagesRedis is an in-memory database platform offering native support of wide range of...
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Typical application scenariosRedis powers personalization, real-time fraud detection, IoT, e-commerce, real-time...
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Key customersVerizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe licensing model is subscription based. Redis Enterprise Cloud is priced according...
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