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CouchDB vs FoundationDB: What are the differences?

What is CouchDB? HTTP + JSON document database with Map Reduce views and peer-based replication. 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 FoundationDB? Multi-model database with particularly strong fault tolerance, performance, and operational ease. FoundationDB is a NoSQL database with a shared nothing architecture. Designed around a "core" ordered key-value database, additional features and data models are supplied in layers. The key-value database, as well as all layers, supports full, cross-key and cross-server ACID transactions.

CouchDB and FoundationDB can be primarily classified as "Databases" tools.

"JSON" is the top reason why over 42 developers like CouchDB, while over 2 developers mention "ACID transactions" as the leading cause for choosing FoundationDB.

CouchDB is an open source tool with 4.24K GitHub stars and 835 GitHub forks. Here's a link to CouchDB's open source repository on GitHub.

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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 FoundationDB?

FoundationDB is a NoSQL database with a shared nothing architecture. Designed around a "core" ordered key-value database, additional features and data models are supplied in layers. The key-value database, as well as all layers, supports full, cross-key and cross-server ACID transactions.
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        What are some alternatives to CouchDB and FoundationDB?
        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.
        Couchbase
        Developed as an alternative to traditionally inflexible SQL databases, the Couchbase NoSQL database is built on an open source foundation and architected to help developers solve real-world problems and meet high scalability demands.
        Cloudant
        Cloudant’s distributed database as a service (DBaaS) allows developers of fast-growing web and mobile apps to focus on building and improving their products, instead of worrying about scaling and managing databases on their own.
        MariaDB
        Started by core members of the original MySQL team, MariaDB actively works with outside developers to deliver the most featureful, stable, and sanely licensed open SQL server in the industry. MariaDB is designed as a drop-in replacement of MySQL(R) with more features, new storage engines, fewer bugs, and better performance.
        RethinkDB
        RethinkDB is built to store JSON documents, and scale to multiple machines with very little effort. It has a pleasant query language that supports really useful queries like table joins and group by, and is easy to setup and learn.
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        King's Digital Lab uses CouchDBCouchDB

        Document (JSON) DB.

        • - queries must be pre-defined as views (not as flexible as query formulation on the fly)
        • - community and ecosystem not as large as mongodb
        • + PouchDB is an excellent JS library to interact with CouchDB or even work in offline-then-sync moce
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        Smileupps uses CouchDBCouchDB

        By being built on, of, in and around CouchDB, Smileupps offers to its customers secure and reliable CouchDB hosting and a CouchDB-based app store to build and sell serious business-enabled web applications

        Avatar of Giant Swarm
        Giant Swarm uses CouchDBCouchDB

        We use CouchDB in an internal analysis tool for usage data.

        Avatar of Mathias Vonende
        Mathias Vonende uses CouchDBCouchDB

        Storage for unstructured, linked and timeseries data.

        Avatar of Aaron Buchanan
        Aaron Buchanan uses CouchDBCouchDB

        json store + geo + _changes

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