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System Properties Comparison PouchDB vs. Vitess

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NamePouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonVitess  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBScalable, distributed, cloud-native DBMS, extending MySQL
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.35
Rank#116  Overall
#22  Document stores
Score1.04
Rank#191  Overall
#89  Relational DBMS
Websitepouchdb.comvitess.io
Technical documentationpouchdb.com/­guidesvitess.io/­docs
DeveloperApache Software FoundationThe Linux Foundation, PlanetScale
Initial release20122013
Current release7.1.1, June 201915.0.2, December 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptGo
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Docker
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
ADO.NET
JDBC
MySQL protocol
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungeSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Multi-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 ConsistencyEventual Consistency across shards
Immediate Consistency within a shard
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID at shard level
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles

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