CouchDB vs. RethinkDB vs. ToroDB



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Description

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 RethinkDB?

RethinkDB is built to store JSON documents, and scale to multiple machines with very little effort. It has a pleasant query language that supports really useful queries like table joins and group by, and is easy to setup and learn.

What is ToroDB?

ToroDB is an open source, document-oriented, JSON database that runs on top of PostgreSQL, providing storage and I/O savings and ACID semantics. ToroDB is MongoDB-compatible, so you can use Mongo clients to connect to it.

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Pros

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

Why do developers choose RethinkDB?
Why do you like RethinkDB?

Why do developers choose ToroDB?
Why do you like ToroDB?

Cons

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

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

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

Pricing

How much does CouchDB cost?
How much does RethinkDB cost?
How much does ToroDB cost?
ToroDB Pricing

Companies

What companies use CouchDB?
69 companies on StackShare use CouchDB
What companies use RethinkDB?
51 companies on StackShare use RethinkDB
What companies use ToroDB?
0 companies on StackShare use ToroDB

Integrations

What tools integrate with CouchDB?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with CouchDB
What tools integrate with RethinkDB?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with RethinkDB
What tools integrate with ToroDB?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with ToroDB

What are some alternatives to CouchDB, RethinkDB, and ToroDB?

  • MySQL - The world's most popular open source database
  • PostgreSQL - A powerful, open source object-relational database system
  • MongoDB - The database for giant ideas
  • Microsoft SQL Server - A relational database management system developed by Microsoft

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