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OrbitDB

Peer-to-Peer Databases for the Decentralized Web
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What is OrbitDB?

It is a serverless, distributed, peer-to-peer database. It uses IPFS as its data storage and IPFS Pubsub to automatically sync databases with peers. It’s an eventually consistent database that uses CRDTs for conflict-free database merges making it an excellent choice for decentralized apps (dApps), blockchain applications and offline-first web applications.
OrbitDB is a tool in the Databases category of a tech stack.
OrbitDB is an open source tool with 4.4K GitHub stars and 304 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to OrbitDB's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses OrbitDB?

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OrbitDB's Features

  • Peer-to-Peer Database
  • Serverless
  • Automatically sync databases with peers

OrbitDB Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to OrbitDB?
Gun
GUN is a realtime, decentralized, embedded, graph database engine.
MySQL
The MySQL software delivers a very fast, multi-threaded, multi-user, and robust SQL (Structured Query Language) database server. MySQL Server is intended for mission-critical, heavy-load production systems as well as for embedding into mass-deployed software.
PostgreSQL
PostgreSQL is an advanced object-relational database management system that supports an extended subset of the SQL standard, including transactions, foreign keys, subqueries, triggers, user-defined types and functions.
MongoDB
MongoDB stores data in JSON-like documents that can vary in structure, offering a dynamic, flexible schema. MongoDB was also designed for high availability and scalability, with built-in replication and auto-sharding.
Microsoft SQL Server
Microsoft® SQL Server is a database management and analysis system for e-commerce, line-of-business, and data warehousing solutions.
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