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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 Cassandra?

Partitioning means that Cassandra can distribute your data across multiple machines in an application-transparent matter. Cassandra will automatically repartition as machines are added and removed from the cluster. Row store means that like relational databases, Cassandra organizes data by rows and columns. The Cassandra Query Language (CQL) is a close relative of SQL.

What is CouchDB?

Apache CouchDB is a database that uses JSON for documents, JavaScript for MapReduce indexes, and regular HTTP for its API. CouchDB is a database that completely embraces the web. Store your data with JSON documents. Access your documents and query your indexes with your web browser, via HTTP. Index, combine, and transform your documents with JavaScript.

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    Cons

    What are the cons of using MySQL?
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    What are the cons of using CouchDB?
    No Cons submitted yet for CouchDB

    Companies

    What companies use MySQL?
    2504 companies on StackShare use MySQL
    What companies use Cassandra?
    292 companies on StackShare use Cassandra
    What companies use CouchDB?
    54 companies on StackShare use CouchDB

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with MySQL?
    72 tools on StackShare integrate with MySQL
    What tools integrate with Cassandra?
    17 tools on StackShare integrate with Cassandra
    What tools integrate with CouchDB?
    5 tools on StackShare integrate with CouchDB

    What are some alternatives to MySQL, Cassandra, and CouchDB?

    • PostgreSQL - A powerful, open source object-relational database system
    • 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

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