MySQL vs. CouchDB vs. RocksDB



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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 CouchDB?

Apache CouchDB is a database that uses JSON for documents, JavaScript for MapReduce indexes, and regular HTTP for its API. CouchDB is a database that completely embraces the web. Store your data with JSON documents. Access your documents and query your indexes with your web browser, via HTTP. Index, combine, and transform your documents with JavaScript.

What is RocksDB?

RocksDB is an embeddable persistent key-value store for fast storage. RocksDB can also be the foundation for a client-server database but our current focus is on embedded workloads. RocksDB builds on LevelDB to be scalable to run on servers with many CPU cores, to efficiently use fast storage, to support IO-bound, in-memory and write-once workloads, and to be flexible to allow for innovation.

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Pros

Why do developers choose MySQL?
Why do you like MySQL?

Why do developers choose CouchDB?
Why do you like CouchDB?

Why do developers choose RocksDB?
Why do you like RocksDB?

Cons

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

What are the cons of using CouchDB?
No Cons submitted yet for CouchDB
Downsides of CouchDB?

What are the cons of using RocksDB?
No Cons submitted yet for RocksDB
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Companies

What companies use MySQL?
3590 companies on StackShare use MySQL
What companies use CouchDB?
68 companies on StackShare use CouchDB
What companies use RocksDB?
9 companies on StackShare use RocksDB

Integrations

What tools integrate with MySQL?
77 tools on StackShare integrate with MySQL
What tools integrate with CouchDB?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with CouchDB
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to MySQL, CouchDB, and RocksDB?

  • PostgreSQL - A powerful, open source object-relational database system
  • MongoDB - The database for giant ideas
  • Microsoft SQL Server - A relational database management system developed by Microsoft
  • MariaDB - An enhanced, drop-in replacement for MySQL

See all alternatives to MySQL

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