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.
ToroDB is a tool in the Databases category of a tech stack.
ToroDB is an open source tool with 10 GitHub stars and 2 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to ToroDB's open source repository on GitHub
- Document-oriented (JSON)
- Store data reliabily and durably with PostgreSQL
- Use MongoDB clients to connect to it
- High concurrency and I/O and storage savings
- ACID semantics: atomic batch insertions
- ACID semantics: queries run fully isolated
- Open source, AGPLv3 licensed
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