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DBMS > PouchDB vs. SQLite vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison PouchDB vs. SQLite vs. TerarkDB

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NamePouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMSA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
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
Score0.08
Rank#323  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Websitepouchdb.comwww.sqlite.orggithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationpouchdb.com/­guideswww.sqlite.org/­docs.htmlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperApache Software FoundationDwayne Richard HippTerark
Initial release201220002016
Current release7.1.1, June 20193.36.0  (18 June 2021), June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoPublic Domaincommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptCC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)server-less
Data schemeschema-freeyes infodynamic column typesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.no
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 viewsyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
C++ API
Java API
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++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptnono
Triggersyesyesno
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 integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infovia file-system locksyes
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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