A side-by-side comparison guide

MySQL or MariaDB? Choosing the right database for your organization can be a daunting and time-consuming endeavor. Whether you're embarking on a greenfield project with no database in place yet, or you're running MySQL in production and considering an upgrade to MariaDB, a side-by-side comparison of must-have features will ease the journey.

This guide evaluates MySQL and MariaDB on the following topics: community engagement; core database features like replication, routing, partitioning, scalability and security; as well as legacy enterprise database compatibility.

You’ll learn the answers to these questions and more:

  • How does each database leverage the open source model? 
  • Which database has supporting ecosystems and tools? 
  • Which database provides compatibility with legacy enterprise databases?


Download the comparison guide to find the right open source database for you.


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