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System Properties Comparison PouchDB vs. SQLite vs. Tarantool

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NamePouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMSIn-memory database with an integrated application server
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.68
Rank#104  Overall
#18  Document stores
Score130.54
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score1.52
Rank#138  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Websitepouchdb.comwww.sqlite.orgwww.tarantool.io
Technical documentationpouchdb.com/­guideswww.sqlite.org/­docs.htmlwww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
DeveloperApache Software FoundationDwayne Richard HippMail.ru Group
Initial release201220002008
Current release7.1.1, June 20193.35.4  (2 April 2021), April 20212.4.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoPublic DomainOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptCC and C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)server-lessBSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeyes infodynamic column typesschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.string, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, boolean
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 SQLnoyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedFull-featured ANSI SQL support
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Open binary protocol
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
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptnoLua, C and SQL stored procedures
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungenoneHash sharding based on virtual buckets
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
noneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes, with SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID, read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infovia file-system locksyes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyesyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoAccess rights for users and roles

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