MySQL

MySQL

The worlds most popular free open-source relational database, MySQL is used by 150,000 + companies across the globe. The relational database management system is released and distributed under the GPL license and openly developed by the community. MySQL uses SQL as its query language and is fully integrated and ACID compliant.

Alternatives to MySQL

PostgreSQL
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PostgreSQL

PostgreSQL, or Postgres for short is a widely popular, free and open-source relational database management system. PostgreSQL is available for all major operating systems including macOS, Linux, Windows, BSD and Solaris. The project has been in active development for over 30 years now, and powers many of the applications you use on a daily basis.

Free
BSD
Solaris
Linux
macOS
Windows

Most people think this is a good alternative to MySQL.

Suggested by Freddie Freddie
ArangoDB
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ArangoDB

ArangoDB is a database system that was designed to support key/value, document, and graph data to be stored together, and queried via a unified language called AQL. The project is developed by ArangoDB GmbH, and released free and open-source under the Apache License 2.0. The universal "native multi-level" design of the database allows for a flexible approach when structuring and building an application, a feature that many have come to love.

Freemium
Linux
Windows

Most people think this is a good alternative to MySQL.

Suggested by tenX tenX
MariaDB
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MariaDB

MariaDB is an free and open-source, community-developed relational database management system. MariaDB is a fork of MySQL, and is developed and maintained by the creators of MySQL, after concerns over its acquisition by Oracle Corporation in 2009. The databases comes bundled by default with most Linux distributions and is also apart of most cloud offerings. MariaDB is built upon the values of performance, stability, and openness which is ensured through the MariaDB Foundation.

Free

Most people think this is a good alternative to MySQL.

Suggested by WPgeorge WPgeorge
MongoDB
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MongoDB

MongoDB is an open-source document-oriented distributed database built for modern applications. MongoDB uses JSON-like documents with optional schemas and is classified as a NoSQL database. The database is freely distributed under the Server Side Public License, but MongoDB provides commercial version of the database for enterprise-scale applications.

Free

Most people think this is a good alternative to MySQL.

Suggested by Millen Millen
CouchDB
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CouchDB

CouchDB is a free and open-source document-oriented NoSQL database developed by the Apache Foundation. The database is written and implemented in the language Erlang and provides the use of multiple formats and protocols to store, transfer, and process data. With CouchDB you query data with JavaScript using MapReduce, and HTTP for an API. Which can be done across multiple distributed CouchDB instances as the database has the ability to synchronize multiple copies of the same database, across servers.

Self-Hosted
Web
Linux
macOS
Windows

Most people think this is a good alternative to MySQL.

Suggested by Sherpa Sherpa
TiDB
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TiDB

A Chinese developed open-source NewSQL database that supports analytical processing and hybrid transactional workloads. TiDB is licensed under the Apache 2.0 license and primarily developed by PingCAP, Inc. The database provides high availability with strong consistency and horizontal scaling and is compatible with MySQL.

Free
Linux
macOS
Windows

Most people think this is a good alternative to MySQL.

Suggested by Bew Bew
OrbitDB
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OrbitDB

OrbitDB is free and open-source serverless, distributed, peer-to-peer database for IPFS (Internet Planetary File System). The database is most commonly used for decentralized apps (dApps) and blockchain applications. With OrbitDB, IPFS is used for data storage, while IPFS Pubsub is used to automatically sync databases with peers across the network. Which makes OrbitDB an "eventually consistent database" that uses CRDTs for conflict-free database merges, suited for decentralization of data.

Free

Most people think this is a good alternative to MySQL.

Suggested by Lassy Lassy
Redis
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Redis

Redis is a free and open-source, in in-memory data structure store that can be used as a database, cache or message broker. The project is community developed and released under the BSD license. Redis supports common data structures including strings, hashes, lists, sets, sorted sets with range queries, bitmaps, hyperloglogs, geospatial indexes with radius queries and streams.

Free
Open Source
Self-Hosted

Most people think this is a good alternative to MySQL.

Suggested by Freddie Freddie
BigchainDB
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BigchainDB

BigchainDB allows developers and enterprise to deploy blockchain proof-of-concepts, platforms and applications with a blockchain database, supporting a wide range of industries and use cases. BigchainDB provides high throughput, low latency, powerful query functionality, decentralized control, immutable data storage and built-in asset support, BigchainDB is like a database with blockchain characteristics.

Blockchain
Suggested by Sandra Sandra
GraphDB
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GraphDB

GraphDB is a simple graph API for SQL Server. The GraphDB database resides inside of your SQL server and together with .Net 4.5 assemblies partitioned into a client and an admin API. The Client API allow users to connect to a GraphDB store and store graphs of entities in workspaces. The API has a rich set of data-, security- and graph-related methods to easily manage entities, collaboration and networks. While the Admin APU allows you store and manage data, and manage security related tasks and user accounts.

Commercial
Proprietary
Self-Hosted
Web
macOS
Windows
Suggested by Bobba Bobba
VoltDB
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VoltDB

VoltDB is a blazingly fast NewSQL database management system that is specifically designed to run on modern scale-out architectures - fast, inexpensive servers connected via high-speed data networks. VoltDB is a popular choice for companies with high data throughput requirements, like in the telecommunications industry. 5G has changed the game for telcos, and new rules call for a new way of managing data. VoltDB is built for today’s massive data volume and complexity, allowing businesses to survive and thrive in the age of 5G, IoT, and whatever comes next.

Free
Open Source
Self-Hosted
Linux
macOS
Windows
Suggested by SwagCat SwagCat
TaffyDB
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TaffyDB

TaffyDB is a free and open source, Pure-JavaScript database abstraction that stores data in JSON format. TaffyDB provides INSERT, DELETE, GET (SELECT)  and JOIN methods to execure the data similar to that of traditional relational SQL databases. TaffyDB allows you to quickly setup an in-memory database that can be used in the same fashion as an SQLite database would, without configuration and a database server running.

Free
Open Source
Node.js
JavaScript
Self-Hosted
Suggested by foxy foxy
NosDB
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NosDB

NosDB is an open-source NoSQL Database that is 100% native to .NET. The database is released under the Apache 2.0 License and can be used in commercial and non-commercial projects alike. NosDB helps you accelerate your.NET development by providing a flexible JSON schema. Developers use NosDB to build projects tailored around Personalization, Content Management, Catalogs, Data Logs, Real-Time Big Data, Internet of Things, Scalable Web Apps, Scalable Web Services and more

Free
Windows
Suggested by Tastypie Tastypie
CrateDB
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CrateDB

CrateDB is the leading, distributed SQL database for relational and time‑series data. CrateDB provides a distributed SQL DBMS built atop NoSQL storage & indexing delivers the best of SQL & NoSQL in one DB. It's designed for simple scalability with a masterless architecture with auto-sharding & replication. It also provides solutions for dynamic schema where the schema evolves automatically as new columns are inserted, while handling any tabular or non-tabular data to support a wide range of use cases. CrateDB is the perfect choice for your machine data.

Free
Open Source
Self-Hosted
Linux
macOS
Windows
Suggested by CounterOperative CounterOperative
DeepDB
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DeepDB

DeepDB also known as DeepSQL is a proprietary MySQL storage engine designed for OLAP and OLTP workloads. It was designed to be an alternative to the InnoDB storage engine for MySQL.

Commercial
Proprietary
Suggested by LimeBall LimeBall
NuoDB
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NuoDB

NuoDB is a distributed relational database management system utilizing SQL. The database is architected to meet the rapidly evolving demands of today's enterprises, NuoDB can be used to deploy on-premise, extend to the cloud, scale on demand, eliminate downtime and reduce total cost of ownership. All while maintaining SQL compatibility and a workflow that most developers are familiar with.

Commercial
Proprietary
Web
Linux
macOS
Windows
Suggested by Lilac99 Lilac99
HSQLDB
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HSQLDB

HSQLDB is a relational database engine written in Java, with a JDBC driver, conforming to ANSI SQL:2016. It's the best for Java developers for development, testing and deployment of database applications. HSQLDB provides a small, fast, multithreaded engine and server with memory and disk tables, LOBs, transaction isolation, multiversion concurrency and ACID.

Free
Open Source
Linux
macOS
Windows
Suggested by johnX johnX
CockroachDB
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CockroachDB

Cockroach is a distributed key/value datastore that allow you to build, scale and manage modern, data-intensive applications. The database delivers distributed SQL by combining the familiarity of relational data with limitless, elastic cloud scale and bulletproof resilience. Correct data is a must for mission-critical and even the most common applications. CockroachDB provides guaranteed ACID compliant transactions, allowing you to fully trust your data.

Free
BSD
Linux
macOS
Suggested by Yalla Yalla

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