MariaDB vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Citus



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Description

What is MariaDB?

Started by core members of the original MySQL team, MariaDB actively works with outside developers to deliver the most featureful, stable, and sanely licensed open SQL server in the industry. MariaDB is designed as a drop-in replacement of MySQL(R) with more features, new storage engines, fewer bugs, and better performance.

What is Microsoft SQL Server?

Microsoft® SQL Server is a database management and analysis system for e-commerce, line-of-business, and data warehousing solutions.

What is Citus?

Citus is worry-free Postgres for SaaS. Made to scale out, Citus is an extension to Postgres that distributes queries across any number of servers. Citus is available as open source, as on-prem software, and as a fully-managed service.

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Pros

Why do developers choose MariaDB?
Why do you like MariaDB?

Why do developers choose Microsoft SQL Server?
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Why do developers choose Citus?
Why do you like Citus?

Cons

What are the cons of using MariaDB?
No Cons submitted yet for MariaDB
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What are the cons of using Microsoft SQL Server?
No Cons submitted yet for Microsoft SQL Server
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What are the cons of using Citus?
No Cons submitted yet for Citus
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Pricing

How much does MariaDB cost?
How much does Microsoft SQL Server cost?
How much does Citus cost?
Citus Pricing

Companies

What companies use MariaDB?
616 companies on StackShare use MariaDB
What companies use Microsoft SQL Server?
599 companies on StackShare use Microsoft SQL Server
What companies use Citus?
15 companies on StackShare use Citus

Integrations

What tools integrate with MariaDB?
11 tools on StackShare integrate with MariaDB
What tools integrate with Microsoft SQL Server?
26 tools on StackShare integrate with Microsoft SQL Server
What tools integrate with Citus?
14 tools on StackShare integrate with Citus

What are some alternatives to MariaDB, Microsoft SQL Server, and Citus?

  • MySQL - The world's most popular open source database
  • PostgreSQL - A powerful, open source object-relational database system
  • MongoDB - The database for giant ideas
  • SQLite - A software library that implements a self-contained, serverless, zero-configuration, transactional SQL database engine

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