MySQL vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. IBM DB2

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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 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 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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Pros

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Cons

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Companies

What companies use MySQL?
3502 companies on StackShare use MySQL
What companies use Microsoft SQL Server?
566 companies on StackShare use Microsoft SQL Server
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 Microsoft SQL Server?
24 tools on StackShare integrate with Microsoft SQL Server
What tools integrate with IBM DB2?
13 tools on StackShare integrate with IBM DB2

What are some alternatives to MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, and IBM DB2?

  • PostgreSQL - A powerful, open source object-relational database system
  • 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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