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?
Why developers like OrbitDB?
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- Peer-to-Peer Database
- Automatically sync databases with peers
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