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OrbitDB Alternatives

OrbitDB is described as 'serverless, distributed, peer-to-peer database. OrbitDB uses IPFS as its data storage and IPFS Pubsub to automatically sync databases with peers' and is an app in the file sharing category. There are more than 50 alternatives to OrbitDB for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is SQLite, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like OrbitDB are PostgreSQL, MongoDB, MySQL Community Edition and MariaDB.

OrbitDB alternatives are mainly Relational Databases but may also be Database Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of OrbitDB.
This page was last updated Feb 14, 2022
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • BSD

OrbitDB is a serverless, distributed, peer-to-peer database. OrbitDB uses IPFS as its data storage and IPFS Pubsub to...

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  1. 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.

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  2. 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.



  3. 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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  4. 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.

  5. 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.



  6. 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.

  7. Firebase gives you the tools and infrastructure to build better apps and grow successful businesses.

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

    Discontinued

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

  9. 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.

  10. CouchDB

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • BSD

    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.

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