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CouchDB Alternatives

CouchDB is described as 'Apache CouchDB is a distributed, fault-tolerant and schema-free document-oriented database accessible via a RESTful HTTP / JSON API. It includes incremental map / reduce mechanics for queries and keeps data safe with an append-only datastore' and is an app in the development category. There are more than 50 alternatives to CouchDB for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, BSD and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is SQLite, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like CouchDB are PostgreSQL, MongoDB, MySQL Community Edition and MariaDB.

CouchDB alternatives are mainly Relational Databases but may also be Database Managers or Cloud Hosting Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of CouchDB.
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  1. SQLite icon

    SQLite

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Self-Hosted

    SQLite is a software library that implements a self-contained, serverless, zero-configuration, transactional SQL database engine. SQLite is the most widely deployed SQL database engine in the world. The source code for SQLite is in the public domain.

    ⚫︎ LightweightSQLite consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    SQLite is relational and CouchDB is "NoSQL".

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    PostgreSQL

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    PostgreSQL is a powerful, open source object-relational database system. It has more than 15 years of active development and a proven architecture that has earned it a strong reputation for reliability, data integrity, and correctness.

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    Also a relational database

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    MongoDB

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • BSD

    MongoDB is a document database with the scalability and flexibility that you want with the querying and indexing that you need

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    MySQL Community Edition

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    MySQL Community Edition is a freely downloadable version of the world's most popular open source database that is supported by an active community of open source developers and enthusiasts.

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    CouchDB is not bound to the relational DB model -- it's "NoSQL". ... Any DB might be an alternative, but a relational DB like MySQL cannot be a good alternative to a "NoSQL" DB.

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    MariaDB

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    MariaDB is a backward compatible, drop-in replacement of the MySQL® Database Server. It includes all major open source storage engines.

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    Redis

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted

    Redis™ (REmote DIctionary Server) is an open-source, networked, in-memory, key-value data store with optional durability. It is often referred to as a data structure server since keys can contain strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets.

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  7. Sequel Pro is a fast, easy-to-use Mac database management application for working with MySQL databases.

    ⚫︎ LightweightSequel Pro consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Discontinued

    No releases since 2016. Difficulty with newer OSes cause the app to crash when closing a connection.

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    Microsoft SQL Server

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux

    SQL Server delivers on Microsoft’s Data Platform vision by helping your organization manage your data by enabling you to store data from structured, semi-structured, and unstructured documents within the database.

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    Apache Cassandra

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Amazon Web Services
    • Google Cloud Platform
    • Microsoft Azure

    Apache Cassandra has become the leading NoSQL platform driving many of today's modern business applications by offering continuous availability, high scalability and performance, strong security, and operational simplicity while lowering the overall cost of ownership.

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    ArangoDB

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    ArangoDB database is an open-source NoSQL solution with a flexible data model for documents, graphs, and key-values.

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