InfluxDB vs. CouchDB



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What is InfluxDB?

InfluxDB is a scalable datastore for metrics, events, and real-time analytics. It has a built-in HTTP API so you don't have to write any server side code to get up and running. InfluxDB is designed to be scalable, simple to install and manage, and fast to get data in and out.

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

What are the cons of using InfluxDB?
Downsides of InfluxDB?

What are the cons of using CouchDB?
No Cons submitted yet for CouchDB
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What companies use InfluxDB?
143 companies on StackShare use InfluxDB
What companies use CouchDB?
71 companies on StackShare use CouchDB
What tools integrate with InfluxDB?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with InfluxDB
What tools integrate with CouchDB?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with CouchDB

What are some alternatives to InfluxDB and CouchDB?

  • MySQL - The world's most popular open source database
  • PostgreSQL - A powerful, open source object-relational database system
  • MongoDB - The database for giant ideas
  • MariaDB - An enhanced, drop-in replacement for MySQL

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