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Pouchdb vs RxDB: What are the differences?

Pouchdb: Open-source JavaScript database inspired by Apache CouchDB that's designed to run well within the browser. PouchDB enables applications to store data locally while offline, then synchronize it with CouchDB and compatible servers when the application is back online, keeping the user's data in sync no matter where they next login; RxDB: A fast, reactive, client-side database. 💻 📱 Reactive, serverless, client-side, offline-first database in javascript. Client-Side Database for Browsers, NodeJS, electron, cordova, react-native and every other javascript-runtime.

Pouchdb and RxDB belong to "Databases" category of the tech stack.

Pouchdb and RxDB are both open source tools. Pouchdb with 12.1K GitHub stars and 1.21K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than RxDB with 9.39K GitHub stars and 435 GitHub forks.

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Pros of Pouchdb
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    Offline cache
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    Very fast
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    Good documentation
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    Subscription to queries
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    Example projects
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    Typescript support
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    Offline first

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      Bulk operation for updates and other operation

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    What are some alternatives to Pouchdb and RxDB?
    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.
    SQLite is an embedded SQL database engine. Unlike most other SQL databases, SQLite does not have a separate server process. SQLite reads and writes directly to ordinary disk files. A complete SQL database with multiple tables, indices, triggers, and views, is contained in a single disk file.
    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.
    Firebase is a cloud service designed to power real-time, collaborative applications. Simply add the Firebase library to your application to gain access to a shared data structure; any changes you make to that data are automatically synchronized with the Firebase cloud and with other clients within milliseconds.
    We want to enable you to build complete web apps in days, without having to worry about backends, databases or servers, all with an open source library that's as simple to use as jQuery.
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