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DBMS > PouchDB vs. RethinkDB vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison PouchDB vs. RethinkDB vs. Transbase

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NamePouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.A resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score3.34
Rank#96  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score3.20
Rank#100  Overall
#18  Document stores
Score0.18
Rank#290  Overall
#134  Relational DBMS
Websitepouchdb.comrethinkdb.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationpouchdb.com/­guidesrethinkdb.com/­docswww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperApache Software FoundationThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017Transaction Software GmbH
Initial release201220091987
Current release7.1.1, June 20192.4.1, August 2020Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++C and C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometryyes
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 viewsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptyes
TriggersyesClient-side triggers through changefeedsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungeSharding inforange based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoAtomic single-document operationsyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMVCC basedyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes infousers and table-level permissionsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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