PostgreSQL vs. Hazelcast vs. CouchDB



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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 Hazelcast?

With its various distributed data structures, distributed caching capabilities, elastic nature, memcache support, integration with Spring and Hibernate and more importantly with so many happy users, Hazelcast is feature-rich, enterprise-ready and developer-friendly in-memory data grid solution.

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.

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Pros

Why do developers choose PostgreSQL?
Why do you like PostgreSQL?

Why do developers choose Hazelcast?
Why do you like Hazelcast?

Why do developers choose CouchDB?
Why do you like CouchDB?

Cons

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

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

How much does PostgreSQL cost?
How much does Hazelcast cost?
How much does CouchDB cost?

Companies

What companies use PostgreSQL?
3017 companies on StackShare use PostgreSQL
What companies use Hazelcast?
25 companies on StackShare use Hazelcast
What companies use CouchDB?
70 companies on StackShare use CouchDB

Integrations

What tools integrate with PostgreSQL?
87 tools on StackShare integrate with PostgreSQL
What tools integrate with Hazelcast?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Hazelcast
What tools integrate with CouchDB?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with CouchDB

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

  • 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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