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System Properties Comparison PouchDB vs. Solr vs. SQLite

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NamePouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBA widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache LuceneWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.68
Rank#104  Overall
#18  Document stores
Score52.10
Rank#20  Overall
#3  Search engines
Score130.54
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitepouchdb.comlucene.apache.org/­solrwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationpouchdb.com/­guideslucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.htmlwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperApache Software FoundationApache Software FoundationDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release201220062000
Current release7.1.1, June 20198.9.0, June 20213.36.0  (18 June 2021), June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)server-less
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fieldsyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typingyes 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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSolr Parallel SQL Interfaceyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
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 JavaScriptJava pluginsno
Triggersyesyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changesyes
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
yesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesspark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanooptimistic lockingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infovia file-system locks
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyesno

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