CouchDB vs MongoDB

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CouchDB vs MongoDB: What are the differences?

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; MongoDB: The database for giant ideas. 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.

CouchDB and MongoDB can be categorized as "Databases" tools.

"JSON" is the primary reason why developers consider CouchDB over the competitors, whereas "Document-oriented storage" was stated as the key factor in picking MongoDB.

CouchDB and MongoDB are both open source tools. It seems that MongoDB with 16.3K GitHub stars and 4.1K forks on GitHub has more adoption than CouchDB with 4.24K GitHub stars and 835 GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, MongoDB has a broader approval, being mentioned in 2189 company stacks & 2218 developers stacks; compared to CouchDB, which is listed in 61 company stacks and 31 developer stacks.

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 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.
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