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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 MongoDB?

MongoDB stores data in JSON-like documents that can vary in structure, offering a dynamic, flexible schema. MongoDB was also designed for high availability and scalability, with built-in replication and auto-sharding.

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.

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Why do developers choose MySQL?
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    Why do developers choose MongoDB?
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    Why do developers choose Cassandra?
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    Cons

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

    What are the cons of using MongoDB?
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    What are the cons of using Cassandra?
    Downsides of Cassandra?

    Pricing

    How much does MySQL cost?
    How much does MongoDB cost?
    MongoDB Pricing
    How much does Cassandra cost?

    Companies

    What companies use MySQL?
    2566 companies on StackShare use MySQL
    What companies use MongoDB?
    1868 companies on StackShare use MongoDB
    What companies use Cassandra?
    295 companies on StackShare use Cassandra

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with MySQL?
    74 tools on StackShare integrate with MySQL
    What tools integrate with MongoDB?
    41 tools on StackShare integrate with MongoDB
    What tools integrate with Cassandra?
    17 tools on StackShare integrate with Cassandra

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

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