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Heroku Postgres vs MariaDB: What are the differences?

Heroku Postgres: Heroku's Database-as-a-Service. Based on the most powerful open-source database, PostgreSQL. Heroku Postgres provides a SQL database-as-a-service that lets you focus on building your application instead of messing around with database management; MariaDB: An enhanced, drop-in replacement for MySQL. 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.

Heroku Postgres belongs to "PostgreSQL as a Service" category of the tech stack, while MariaDB can be primarily classified under "Databases".

Some of the features offered by Heroku Postgres are:

  • High Availability
  • Rollback
  • Dataclips

On the other hand, MariaDB provides the following key features:

  • Replication
  • Insert Delayed
  • Events

"Easy to setup" is the top reason why over 27 developers like Heroku Postgres, while over 150 developers mention "Drop-in mysql replacement" as the leading cause for choosing MariaDB.

MariaDB is an open source tool with 2.79K GitHub stars and 856 GitHub forks. Here's a link to MariaDB's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, MariaDB has a broader approval, being mentioned in 496 company stacks & 453 developers stacks; compared to Heroku Postgres, which is listed in 74 company stacks and 38 developer stacks.

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What is Heroku Postgres?

Heroku Postgres provides a SQL database-as-a-service that lets you focus on building your application instead of messing around with database management.

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.
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    What are some alternatives to Heroku Postgres and MariaDB?
    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.
    ClearDB
    ClearDB uses a combination of advanced replication techniques, advanced cluster technology, and layered web services to provide you with a MySQL database that is "smarter" than usual.
    Heroku
    Heroku is a cloud application platform โ€“ a new way of building and deploying web apps. Heroku lets app developers spend 100% of their time on their application code, not managing servers, deployment, ongoing operations, or scaling.
    Google Cloud SQL
    MySQL databases deployed in the cloud without a fuss. Google Cloud Platform provides you with powerful databases that run fast, donโ€™t run out of space and give your application the redundant, reliable storage it needs.
    Heroku Redis
    Heroku Redis is an in-memory key-value data store, run by Heroku, that is provisioned and managed as an add-on. Heroku Redis is accessible from any language with a Redis driver, including all languages and frameworks supported by Heroku.
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    MySQL was founded by Allan Larsson, Michael Widenius and David Axmark in the year 1995, 19 years ago. It was released under the name of co-founder Michael Widenius daughter, โ€˜Myโ€˜. This project was released under GNU General Public License as well as under certain Proprietary License. MySQL was owned by MySQL AB firm until it went into the hands of Oracle Corporation. It is written in Programming Language โ€“ C and C++ and is available for Windows, Linux, Solaris, MacOS and FreeBSD.

    In the year 2009, Michael Widenius started working on MarisDB as a fork of MySQL. In the year 2012 the bricks of nonprofit MariaDB Foundation was laid. It was named after the founderโ€™s daughter Maria.

    MariaDB is a fork of MySQL Relational Database Management System which again is released under GNU General Public License. It is written in Programming Language โ€“ C, C++, Perl and Bash and is available for Systems Linux, Windows, Solaris, MacOS and FreeBSD.

    How developers use Heroku Postgres and MariaDB
    Avatar of Scrayos UG (haftungsbeschrรคnkt)
    Scrayos UG (haftungsbeschrรคnkt) uses MariaDBMariaDB

    Aside from Redis, we use MariaDB to store long-term information like user-data and big-data like regeneration-information for our open-world servers. We extensively use the relational aspects of MariaDB in joins, nested queries and unions.

    Avatar of Seungkwon Park
    Seungkwon Park uses MariaDBMariaDB

    mysql๋ณด๋‹ค mariaDB๊ฐ€ join๋ฉด์—์„œ ์šฐ์ˆ˜ํ•˜๋‹ค๋Š” ๋ฌธ์„œ๋ฅผ ์ฝ์—ˆ์Šต๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. ์ด ๋ถ€๋ถ„์€ ์ €์˜ ๋ธ”๋กœ๊ทธ์—์„œ๋„ ๋‹ค๋ค˜๊ณ  ์ €์˜ word press ๋ธ”๋กœ๊ทธ๋Š” mysql ๋Œ€์‹  mariaDB ๋ฅผ ์‚ฌ์šฉํ•ฉ๋‹ˆ๋‹ค.

    ํŠนํžˆ limit ๊ธฐ๋Šฅ์ด pagenation ์ฒ˜๋ฆฌ๋ฅผ ํ•  ๋•Œ ๋„ˆ๋ฌด ์ง๊ด€์ ์ด๊ณ  ํŽธํ•ด์„œ mariaDB, mysql์„ ์‚ฌ๋ž‘ํ•ฉ๋‹ˆ๋‹ค.

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    PSESD uses Heroku PostgresHeroku Postgres

    Stores the admin database for the SRX apps - includes an audit log, error tracking, and SRX admin message log.

    Will also store PRS rules when refactor is complete.

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    Tim Lucas uses Heroku PostgresHeroku Postgres

    Rock solid transactional storage of user, purchase and course activity data. During development database dumps were easy to create and download locally for testing.

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    datapile uses Heroku PostgresHeroku Postgres

    We use heroku PostgreSQL databases for testing alongside our sandboxed application(s) in heroku.

    Extremely simple, practically a one-click setup.

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    Ana Phi Sancho uses MariaDBMariaDB

    Introduced in computer science course.managing relational database management systems, database analytics, and for data processing

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    nrise uses MariaDBMariaDB

    ์ˆ˜ ๋ฐฑ๋งŒ๊ฐœ๊ฐ€ ๋„˜๋Š” ํƒœ๊ทธ ํ‚ค์›Œ๋“œ์˜ ์ž๋™์™„์„ฑ์„ ์œ„ํ•ด์„œ ๋ณ„๋„์˜ ๋ฐ์ดํ„ฐ๋ฒ ์ด์Šค๋ฅผ ๊ตฌ์ถ•ํ•˜์˜€์Šต๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. MariaDB ๋Š” MySQL ์„ ํฌํฌํ•œ ํ”„๋กœ์ ํŠธ์ž…๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. MySQL ๊ณผ์˜ ๊ฐ•๋ ฅํ•œ ํ˜ธํ™˜์„ฑ์„ ์ง€๋‹ˆ๋ฉฐ, ํฐ ํŠœ๋‹ ์—†์ด ๊ฐ•๋ ฅํ•œ ์„ฑ๋Šฅ์„ ๋ณด์žฅํ•ฉ๋‹ˆ๋‹ค.

    Avatar of Dolls Kill
    Dolls Kill uses MariaDBMariaDB

    MariaDB has allowed us to easily scale out our DB cluster. Also has better replication tools than MySQL

    Avatar of Hunt Norment
    Hunt Norment uses Heroku PostgresHeroku Postgres

    4 years of experience using Heroku Postgres for data storage and management.

    Avatar of Kyle Fretwell
    Kyle Fretwell uses Heroku PostgresHeroku Postgres

    Created several tables for users, brands, deals, campaigns, and tracking.

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