PostgreSQL vs. Oracle 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 Oracle?

Oracle Database is an RDBMS. An RDBMS that implements object-oriented features such as user-defined types, inheritance, and polymorphism is called an object-relational database management system (ORDBMS). Oracle Database has extended the relational model to an object-relational model, making it possible to store complex business models in a relational database.

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 Oracle?
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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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Companies

What companies use PostgreSQL?
3177 companies on StackShare use PostgreSQL
What companies use Oracle?
137 companies on StackShare use Oracle
What companies use RethinkDB?
51 companies on StackShare use RethinkDB

Integrations

What tools integrate with PostgreSQL?
90 tools on StackShare integrate with PostgreSQL
What tools integrate with Oracle?
15 tools on StackShare integrate with Oracle
What tools integrate with RethinkDB?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with RethinkDB

What are some alternatives to PostgreSQL, Oracle, 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
  • Microsoft SQL Server - A relational database management system developed by Microsoft

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