Azure Cosmos DB vs MySQL: What are the differences?
What is Azure Cosmos DB? A fully-managed, globally distributed NoSQL database service. Azure DocumentDB is a fully managed NoSQL database service built for fast and predictable performance, high availability, elastic scaling, global distribution, and ease of development.
What is MySQL? The world's most popular open source database. 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.
Azure Cosmos DB can be classified as a tool in the "NoSQL Database as a Service" category, while MySQL is grouped under "Databases".
"Best-of-breed NoSQL features" is the primary reason why developers consider Azure Cosmos DB over the competitors, whereas "Sql" was stated as the key factor in picking MySQL.
MySQL is an open source tool with 3.91K GitHub stars and 1.54K GitHub forks. Here's a link to MySQL's open source repository on GitHub.
Slack, Shopify, and MIT are some of the popular companies that use MySQL, whereas Azure Cosmos DB is used by Microsoft, Rumble, and Property With Potential. MySQL has a broader approval, being mentioned in 2965 company stacks & 2945 developers stacks; compared to Azure Cosmos DB, which is listed in 24 company stacks and 23 developer stacks.
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