MySQL vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. FoundationDB



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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 FoundationDB?

FoundationDB is a NoSQL database with a shared nothing architecture. Designed around a "core" ordered key-value database, additional features and data models are supplied in layers. The key-value database, as well as all layers, supports full, cross-key and cross-server ACID transactions.

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Pros

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

Why do developers choose Microsoft SQL Server?
Why do you like Microsoft SQL Server?

Why do developers choose FoundationDB?
Why do you like FoundationDB?

Cons

What are the cons of using MySQL?
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What are the cons of using Microsoft SQL Server?
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What are the cons of using FoundationDB?
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Pricing

How much does MySQL cost?
How much does Microsoft SQL Server cost?
How much does FoundationDB cost?
FoundationDB Pricing

Companies

What companies use MySQL?
3567 companies on StackShare use MySQL
What companies use Microsoft SQL Server?
577 companies on StackShare use Microsoft SQL Server
What companies use FoundationDB?
1 companies on StackShare use FoundationDB

Integrations

What tools integrate with MySQL?
77 tools on StackShare integrate with MySQL
What tools integrate with Microsoft SQL Server?
25 tools on StackShare integrate with Microsoft SQL Server
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What are some alternatives to MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, and FoundationDB?

  • 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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