PostgreSQL vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. RethinkDB



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Description

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 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.

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Pros

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Why do developers choose Microsoft SQL Server?
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Why do developers choose RethinkDB?
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Cons

What are the cons of using PostgreSQL?
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What are the cons of using Microsoft SQL Server?
No Cons submitted yet for Microsoft SQL Server
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What are the cons of using RethinkDB?
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Companies

What companies use PostgreSQL?
3079 companies on StackShare use PostgreSQL
What companies use Microsoft SQL Server?
578 companies on StackShare use Microsoft SQL Server
What companies use RethinkDB?
51 companies on StackShare use RethinkDB

Integrations

What tools integrate with PostgreSQL?
88 tools on StackShare integrate with PostgreSQL
What tools integrate with Microsoft SQL Server?
25 tools on StackShare integrate with Microsoft SQL Server
What tools integrate with RethinkDB?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with RethinkDB

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

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