MySQL vs. MariaDB vs. ToroDB

Get help choosing one of these Get news updates about these tools


Favorites

396

Favorites

68

Favorites

1

Hacker News, Reddit, Stack Overflow Stats

  • 1.11K
  • 8.42K
  • 540K
  • 43
  • 389
  • 5.53K
  • 2
  • 40
  • 1

GitHub Stats

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 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 ToroDB?

ToroDB is an open source, document-oriented, JSON database that runs on top of PostgreSQL, providing storage and I/O savings and ACID semantics. ToroDB is MongoDB-compatible, so you can use Mongo clients to connect to it.

Want advice about which of these to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

Ask a Question

Pros

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

    Why do developers choose MariaDB?
  • Why do you like MariaDB?

    Why do developers choose ToroDB?
    Why do you like ToroDB?

    Cons

    What are the cons of using MySQL?
    Downsides of MySQL?

    What are the cons of using MariaDB?
    No Cons submitted yet for MariaDB
    Downsides of MariaDB?

    What are the cons of using ToroDB?
    No Cons submitted yet for ToroDB
    Downsides of ToroDB?

    Pricing

    How much does MySQL cost?
    How much does MariaDB cost?
    How much does ToroDB cost?
    ToroDB Pricing

    Companies

    What companies use MySQL?
    2575 companies on StackShare use MySQL
    What companies use MariaDB?
    405 companies on StackShare use MariaDB
    What companies use ToroDB?
    0 companies on StackShare use ToroDB

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with MySQL?
    74 tools on StackShare integrate with MySQL
    What tools integrate with MariaDB?
    10 tools on StackShare integrate with MariaDB
    What tools integrate with ToroDB?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with ToroDB

    What are some alternatives to MySQL, MariaDB, and ToroDB?

    • 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

    See all alternatives to MySQL

    Latest News

    MySQL @ FOSSASIA, 2018
    Using dbdeployer in CI tests
    Archiving MySQL Tables in ClickHouse
    Bitten by MariaDB 10.2 Incompatibile Change
    MariaDB 10.2.13, MariaDB Connector/ODBC 3.0.3 and Ma...
    MariaDB Server 10.2.13 now available


    Interest Over Time


    Get help choosing one of these