Riak VS CouchDB

Compare Riak vs CouchDB and see what are their differences.


Riak is a decentralized datastore from Basho Technologies. (by basho)


Seamless multi-master syncing database with an intuitive HTTP/JSON API, designed for reliability (by apache)
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Riak CouchDB
0 25
3,783 5,633
0.4% 1.2%
3.6 9.7
14 days ago 6 days ago
Shell Erlang
Apache License 2.0 MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of Riak. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

We haven't tracked posts mentioning Riak yet.
Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.


Posts with mentions or reviews of CouchDB. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-02-13.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Riak and CouchDB you can also consider the following projects:

LevelDB - LevelDB is a fast key-value storage library written at Google that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string values.

RethinkDB - The open-source database for the realtime web.

Redis - Redis is an in-memory database that persists on disk. The data model is key-value, but many different kind of values are supported: Strings, Lists, Sets, Sorted Sets, Hashes, Streams, HyperLogLogs, Bitmaps.

Apache Cassandra - Mirror of Apache Cassandra

Appwrite - Secure Backend Server for Web, Mobile & Flutter Developers 🚀 AKA the 100% open-source Firebase alternative.

ArangoDB - 🥑 ArangoDB is a native multi-model database with flexible data models for documents, graphs, and key-values. Build high performance applications using a convenient SQL-like query language or JavaScript extensions.

MongoDB - The MongoDB Database

PouchDB - :koala: - PouchDB is a pocket-sized database.

feathers - The API and real-time application framework