Thursday, July 18, 2013

NeDB: a lightweight Javascript database using MongoDB’s API


Sometimes you need database functionality but want to avoid the constraints that come with installing a full-blown solution. Maybe you are writing a Node service or web application that needs to be easily packageable, such as a continuous integration server. Maybe you’re writing a desktop application with Node Webkit, and don’t want to ask your users to install an external database. That’s when you need NeDB.

NeDB is a lightweight database written entirely in Javascript, and that implements the well-known and loved MongoDB API. It is packaged as a Node module that be used with a simple require and can be used as an in-memory only or persistent datastore. You can think of it as SQLite for MongoDB projects.

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