PostgreSQL vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. MariaDB



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What is PostgreSQL?

PostgreSQL is an advanced object-relational database management system that supports an extended subset of the SQL standard, including transactions, foreign keys, subqueries, triggers, user-defined types and functions.

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 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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Pros

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Cons

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What are the cons of using MariaDB?
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Companies

What companies use PostgreSQL?
3026 companies on StackShare use PostgreSQL
What companies use Microsoft SQL Server?
566 companies on StackShare use Microsoft SQL Server
What companies use MariaDB?
576 companies on StackShare use MariaDB

Integrations

What tools integrate with PostgreSQL?
87 tools on StackShare integrate with PostgreSQL
What tools integrate with Microsoft SQL Server?
24 tools on StackShare integrate with Microsoft SQL Server
What tools integrate with MariaDB?
9 tools on StackShare integrate with MariaDB

What are some alternatives to PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server, and MariaDB?

  • MySQL - The world's most popular open source database
  • MongoDB - The database for giant ideas
  • SQLite - A software library that implements a self-contained, serverless, zero-configuration, transactional SQL database engine
  • Memcached - High-performance, distributed memory object caching system

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