MariaDB vs. Oracle MySQL vs. EnterpriseDB
The role of open source software in modern infrastructure is expanding from the operating system and middleware to the database, with the scope of open source mandates and strategic initiatives having increased to reflect the maturity of enterprise open source databases.
The leading enterprise open source databases are MariaDB TX, MySQL Enterprise Edition and EnterpriseDB Postgres Platform. However, when it comes to standardizing on an enterprise open source database, there are important vendor and product differences to consider.
This white paper compares the leading enterprise open source databases in the following categories:
- Business model and licensing
- Disaster recovery and high availability
- Security and firewall
- Performance and scalability