PostgreSQL vs RethinkDB: What are the differences?
What is PostgreSQL? A powerful, open source object-relational database system. 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 RethinkDB? JSON. Scales to multiple machines with very little effort. Open source. 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.
PostgreSQL and RethinkDB can be categorized as "Databases" tools.
"Relational database" is the top reason why over 744 developers like PostgreSQL, while over 46 developers mention "Powerful query language" as the leading cause for choosing RethinkDB.
PostgreSQL and RethinkDB are both open source tools. It seems that RethinkDB with 22.4K GitHub stars and 1.74K forks on GitHub has more adoption than PostgreSQL with 5.44K GitHub stars and 1.8K GitHub forks.
Uber Technologies, Spotify, and Netflix are some of the popular companies that use PostgreSQL, whereas RethinkDB is used by miDrive, Runbook, and The Control Group. PostgreSQL has a broader approval, being mentioned in 2739 company stacks & 2169 developers stacks; compared to RethinkDB, which is listed in 37 company stacks and 25 developer stacks.
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