MySQL vs. Riak vs. NuoDB

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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 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.

What is NuoDB?

NuoDB’s continuously available, ACID-compliant, SQL database delivers on-demand capacity on commodity hardware across multiple data centers.
Why do developers choose MySQL?
Why do you like MySQL?

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

Why do developers choose NuoDB?
Why do you like NuoDB?

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

What are the cons of using Riak?
No Cons submitted yet for Riak
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What are the cons of using NuoDB?
No Cons submitted yet for NuoDB
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What companies use MySQL?
3801 companies on StackShare use MySQL
What companies use Riak?
19 companies on StackShare use Riak
What companies use NuoDB?
0 companies on StackShare use NuoDB
What tools integrate with MySQL?
82 tools on StackShare integrate with MySQL
What tools integrate with Riak?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Riak
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to MySQL, Riak, and NuoDB?

  • PostgreSQL - A powerful, open source object-relational database system
  • MongoDB - The database for giant ideas
  • MariaDB - An enhanced, drop-in replacement for MySQL
  • Microsoft SQL Server - A relational database management system developed by Microsoft

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