MariaDB vs. RethinkDB vs. Riak



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Description

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 RethinkDB?

RethinkDB is built to store JSON documents, and scale to multiple machines with very little effort. It has a pleasant query language that supports really useful queries like table joins and group by, and is easy to setup and learn.

What is Riak?

Riak is a distributed database designed to deliver maximum data availability by distributing data across multiple servers. As long as your client can reach one Riak server, it should be able to write data. In most failure scenarios, the data you want to read should be available, although it may not be the most up-to-date version of that data.

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Pros

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

Why do developers choose RethinkDB?
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Why do developers choose Riak?
Why do you like Riak?

Cons

What are the cons of using MariaDB?
No Cons submitted yet for MariaDB
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What are the cons of using RethinkDB?
No Cons submitted yet for RethinkDB
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What are the cons of using Riak?
No Cons submitted yet for Riak
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Companies

What companies use MariaDB?
617 companies on StackShare use MariaDB
What companies use RethinkDB?
51 companies on StackShare use RethinkDB
What companies use Riak?
19 companies on StackShare use Riak

Integrations

What tools integrate with MariaDB?
11 tools on StackShare integrate with MariaDB
What tools integrate with RethinkDB?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with RethinkDB
What tools integrate with Riak?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Riak

What are some alternatives to MariaDB, RethinkDB, and Riak?

  • MySQL - The world's most popular open source database
  • 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

See all alternatives to MariaDB

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