MySQL vs. PostgreSQL vs. ArangoDB



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Description

What is MySQL?

The MySQL software delivers a very fast, multi-threaded, multi-user, and robust SQL (Structured Query Language) database server. MySQL Server is intended for mission-critical, heavy-load production systems as well as for embedding into mass-deployed software.

What is PostgreSQL?

PostgreSQL is an advanced object-relational database management system that supports an extended subset of the SQL standard, including transactions, foreign keys, subqueries, triggers, user-defined types and functions.

What is ArangoDB?

A distributed free and open-source database with a flexible data model for documents, graphs, and key-values. Build high performance applications using a convenient SQL-like query language or JavaScript extensions.

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Pros

Why do developers choose MySQL?
Why do you like MySQL?

Why do developers choose PostgreSQL?
Why do you like PostgreSQL?

Why do developers choose ArangoDB?
Why do you like ArangoDB?

Cons

What are the cons of using MySQL?
Downsides of MySQL?

What are the cons of using PostgreSQL?
No Cons submitted yet for PostgreSQL
Downsides of PostgreSQL?

What are the cons of using ArangoDB?
Downsides of ArangoDB?

Companies

What companies use MySQL?
3576 companies on StackShare use MySQL
What companies use PostgreSQL?
3070 companies on StackShare use PostgreSQL
What companies use ArangoDB?
21 companies on StackShare use ArangoDB

Integrations

What tools integrate with MySQL?
77 tools on StackShare integrate with MySQL
What tools integrate with PostgreSQL?
88 tools on StackShare integrate with PostgreSQL
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to MySQL, PostgreSQL, and ArangoDB?

  • MongoDB - The database for giant ideas
  • Microsoft SQL Server - A relational database management system developed by Microsoft
  • MariaDB - An enhanced, drop-in replacement for MySQL
  • SQLite - A software library that implements a self-contained, serverless, zero-configuration, transactional SQL database engine

See all alternatives to MySQL

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