MySQL vs. MariaDB vs. IBM DB2



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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 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 IBM DB2?

DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows is optimized to deliver industry-leading performance across multiple workloads, while lowering administration, storage, development, and server costs.

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Cons

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Companies

What companies use MySQL?
3505 companies on StackShare use MySQL
What companies use MariaDB?
574 companies on StackShare use MariaDB
What companies use IBM DB2?
14 companies on StackShare use IBM DB2

Integrations

What tools integrate with MySQL?
76 tools on StackShare integrate with MySQL
What tools integrate with MariaDB?
9 tools on StackShare integrate with MariaDB
What tools integrate with IBM DB2?
13 tools on StackShare integrate with IBM DB2

What are some alternatives to MySQL, MariaDB, and IBM DB2?

  • 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
  • SQLite - A software library that implements a self-contained, serverless, zero-configuration, transactional SQL database engine

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