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Description

What is 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.

What is CouchDB?

Apache CouchDB is a database that uses JSON for documents, JavaScript for MapReduce indexes, and regular HTTP for its API. CouchDB is a database that completely embraces the web. Store your data with JSON documents. Access your documents and query your indexes with your web browser, via HTTP. Index, combine, and transform your documents with JavaScript.

What is Citus?

Citus is worry-free Postgres for SaaS. Made to scale out, Citus is an extension to Postgres that distributes queries across any number of servers. Citus is available as open source, as on-prem software, and as a fully-managed service.

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Why do developers choose PostgreSQL?
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    Why do developers choose CouchDB?
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    Why do developers choose Citus?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using PostgreSQL?
    No Cons submitted yet for PostgreSQL
    Downsides of PostgreSQL?

    What are the cons of using CouchDB?
    No Cons submitted yet for CouchDB
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    What are the cons of using Citus?
    No Cons submitted yet for Citus
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    Pricing

    How much does PostgreSQL cost?
    How much does CouchDB cost?
    How much does Citus cost?
    Citus Pricing

    Companies

    What companies use PostgreSQL?
    2197 companies on StackShare use PostgreSQL
    What companies use CouchDB?
    55 companies on StackShare use CouchDB
    What companies use Citus?
    13 companies on StackShare use Citus

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with PostgreSQL?
    87 tools on StackShare integrate with PostgreSQL
    What tools integrate with CouchDB?
    5 tools on StackShare integrate with CouchDB
    What tools integrate with Citus?
    14 tools on StackShare integrate with Citus

    What are some alternatives to PostgreSQL, CouchDB, and Citus?

    • MySQL - The world's most popular open source database
    • MongoDB - The database for giant ideas
    • Microsoft SQL Server - A relational database management system developed by Microsoft
    • MariaDB - An enhanced, drop-in replacement for MySQL

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