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System Properties Comparison PouchDB vs. SpatiaLite vs. SQLite

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NamePouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBSpatial extension of SQLiteWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.68
Rank#104  Overall
#18  Document stores
Score1.89
Rank#122  Overall
#2  Spatial DBMS
Score130.54
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitepouchdb.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­indexwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationpouchdb.com/­guideswww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.htmlwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperApache Software FoundationAlessandro FurieriDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release201220082000
Current release7.1.1, June 20195.0.0, August 20203.35.4  (2 April 2021), April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1Open Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++C
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)server-lessserver-less
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes 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 viewsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptActionscript
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 JavaScriptnono
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
nonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
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 controlnonono

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