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DBMS > PouchDB vs. Sequoiadb vs. SpatiaLite

System Properties Comparison PouchDB vs. Sequoiadb vs. SpatiaLite

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NamePouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBNewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQLSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score2.34
Rank#112  Overall
#21  Document stores
Score0.50
Rank#258  Overall
#41  Document stores
#120  Relational DBMS
Score1.63
Rank#146  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Websitepouchdb.comwww.sequoiadb.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationpouchdb.com/­guideswww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=indexwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperApache Software FoundationSequoiadb Ltd.Alessandro Furieri
Initial release201220132008
Current release7.1.1, June 20195.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2Open Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
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)Linuxserver-less
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regexyes
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 SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptJavaScriptno
Triggersyesnoyes
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
Source-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
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 datanoDocument is locked during a transactionACID
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnosimple password-based access controlno

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