CouchDB vs MySQL

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CouchDB vs MySQL: 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 MySQL? The world's most popular open source database. The MySQL software delivers a very fast, multi-threaded, multi-user, and robust SQL (Structured Query Language) database server. MySQL Server is intended for mission-critical, heavy-load production systems as well as for embedding into mass-deployed software.

CouchDB and MySQL belong to "Databases" category of the tech stack.

"JSON" is the primary reason why developers consider CouchDB over the competitors, whereas "Sql" was stated as the key factor in picking MySQL.

CouchDB and MySQL are both open source tools. CouchDB with 4.24K GitHub stars and 835 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than MySQL with 3.97K GitHub stars and 1.56K GitHub forks.

Airbnb, Uber Technologies, and Netflix are some of the popular companies that use MySQL, whereas CouchDB is used by Acadar, Third Iron, and SocialDecode. MySQL has a broader approval, being mentioned in 2991 company stacks & 3049 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 MySQL?

The MySQL software delivers a very fast, multi-threaded, multi-user, and robust SQL (Structured Query Language) database server. MySQL Server is intended for mission-critical, heavy-load production systems as well as for embedding into mass-deployed software.
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