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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 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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    Companies

    What companies use MySQL?
    2580 companies on StackShare use MySQL
    What companies use MongoDB?
    1873 companies on StackShare use MongoDB
    What companies use Couchbase?
    43 companies on StackShare use Couchbase

    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 Couchbase?
    10 tools on StackShare integrate with Couchbase

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

    • 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

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