PostgreSQL vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Couchbase



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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 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 Couchbase?

Developed as an alternative to traditionally inflexible SQL databases, the Couchbase NoSQL database is built on an open source foundation and architected to help developers solve real-world problems and meet high scalability demands.

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Pros

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Why do developers choose Microsoft SQL Server?
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Cons

What are the cons of using PostgreSQL?
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What are the cons of using Couchbase?
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Companies

What companies use PostgreSQL?
3069 companies on StackShare use PostgreSQL
What companies use Microsoft SQL Server?
577 companies on StackShare use Microsoft SQL Server
What companies use Couchbase?
58 companies on StackShare use Couchbase

Integrations

What tools integrate with PostgreSQL?
88 tools on StackShare integrate with PostgreSQL
What tools integrate with Microsoft SQL Server?
25 tools on StackShare integrate with Microsoft SQL Server
What tools integrate with Couchbase?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Couchbase

What are some alternatives to PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server, and Couchbase?

  • MySQL - The world's most popular open source database
  • MongoDB - The database for giant ideas
  • MariaDB - An enhanced, drop-in replacement for MySQL
  • SQLite - A software library that implements a self-contained, serverless, zero-configuration, transactional SQL database engine

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