MySQL vs. SQLite

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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 SQLite?

SQLite is an embedded SQL database engine. Unlike most other SQL databases, SQLite does not have a separate server process. SQLite reads and writes directly to ordinary disk files. A complete SQL database with multiple tables, indices, triggers, and views, is contained in a single disk file.

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

    Why do developers choose SQLite?
    Why do you like SQLite?

    Cons

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

    What are the cons of using SQLite?
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    Companies

    What companies use MySQL?
    2525 companies on StackShare use MySQL
    What companies use SQLite?
    248 companies on StackShare use SQLite

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with MySQL?
    72 tools on StackShare integrate with MySQL
    What tools integrate with SQLite?
    15 tools on StackShare integrate with SQLite

    What are some alternatives to MySQL and SQLite?

    • 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
    • MariaDB - An enhanced, drop-in replacement for MySQL

    See all alternatives to MySQL

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