MySQL vs TimescaleDB: What are the differences?
What is MySQL? The world's most popular open source database. 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 TimescaleDB? Scalable time-series database optimized for fast ingest and complex queries. Purpose-built as a PostgreSQL extension. TimescaleDB is the only open-source time-series database that natively supports full-SQL at scale, combining the power, reliability, and ease-of-use of a relational database with the scalability typically seen in NoSQL databases.
MySQL and TimescaleDB can be categorized as "Databases" tools.
MySQL and TimescaleDB are both open source tools. TimescaleDB with 7.28K GitHub stars and 385 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than MySQL with 3.97K GitHub stars and 1.56K GitHub forks.
Airbnb, Uber Technologies, and Netflix are some of the popular companies that use MySQL, whereas TimescaleDB is used by WakaTime, ScreenAware, and AgFlow. MySQL has a broader approval, being mentioned in 2992 company stacks & 3049 developers stacks; compared to TimescaleDB, which is listed in 15 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.
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