PostgreSQL vs. Microsoft SQL Server 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 Microsoft SQL Server?

Microsoft® SQL Server is a database management and analysis system for e-commerce, line-of-business, and data warehousing solutions.

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?
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Why do developers choose Microsoft SQL Server?
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Why do developers choose CouchDB?
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Cons

What are the cons of using PostgreSQL?
No Cons submitted yet for PostgreSQL
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What are the cons of using Microsoft SQL Server?
No Cons submitted yet for Microsoft SQL Server
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What are the cons of using CouchDB?
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Companies

What companies use PostgreSQL?
3065 companies on StackShare use PostgreSQL
What companies use Microsoft SQL Server?
577 companies on StackShare use Microsoft SQL Server
What companies use CouchDB?
70 companies on StackShare use CouchDB

Integrations

What tools integrate with PostgreSQL?
88 tools on StackShare integrate with PostgreSQL
What tools integrate with Microsoft SQL Server?
25 tools on StackShare integrate with Microsoft SQL Server
What tools integrate with CouchDB?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with CouchDB

What are some alternatives to PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server, and CouchDB?

  • MySQL - The world's most popular open source database
  • MongoDB - The database for giant ideas
  • MariaDB - An enhanced, drop-in replacement for MySQL
  • SQLite - A software library that implements a self-contained, serverless, zero-configuration, transactional SQL database engine

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