PostgreSQL vs. MariaDB vs. Citus

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Description

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 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 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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    Companies

    What companies use PostgreSQL?
    2300 companies on StackShare use PostgreSQL
    What companies use MariaDB?
    415 companies on StackShare use MariaDB
    What companies use Citus?
    13 companies on StackShare use Citus

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with PostgreSQL?
    87 tools on StackShare integrate with PostgreSQL
    What tools integrate with MariaDB?
    9 tools on StackShare integrate with MariaDB
    What tools integrate with Citus?
    14 tools on StackShare integrate with Citus

    What are some alternatives to PostgreSQL, MariaDB, and Citus?

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

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