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System Properties Comparison PouchDB vs. Riak KV vs. searchxml

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NamePouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeDBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application server
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesNative XML DBMS
Search engine
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Score2.97
Rank#88  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score5.39
Rank#59  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score0.12
Rank#272  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#15  Search engines
Websitepouchdb.combasho.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.searchxml.net/­category/­products
Technical documentationpouchdb.com/­guideswww.searchxml.net/­support/­handouts
DeveloperApache Software FoundationBasho Technologiesinformationpartners gmbh
Initial release201220092015
Current release7.1.1, June 20192.1.0, April 20151.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editioncommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptErlangC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
RESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
C++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIs
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptJavaScript and Erlangyes infoon the application server
Triggersyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungeSharding infono "single point of failure"none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Master-slave replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
selectable replication factoryes infosychronisation to multiple collections
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infolinks between data sets can be storedno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonomultiple readers, single writer
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoDomain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application services

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