PouchDB was created to help web developers build applications that work as well offline as they do online.
But before going to discuss PouchDB which is inspired by CouchDB so lets remove the confusion of Couch…Series… .
There is CouchDB, CouchIO, CouchOne, Couchbase, Couchbase Server, Couchbase Mobile, Couchbase Lite, CouchApps, BigCouch, Touchbase, Membase, Memcached, MemcacheDB… all different and yet related in way not at all obvious from the names alone.
First there was CouchDB, a database created by Damien Katz, a former IBM developer. Its official name was changed to Apache CouchDB after it became an Apache project.
Today I think most people believe that Couchbase Server is a new version of CouchDB but it is in fact a new version of Membase.
1. The Couchbase Server is not entirely open-source/free software.
2. CouchDB is an open-source/free software.
There are so many other relation between CouchDB and CouchBase, but we…
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