CockroachDB Competitors and Alternatives

The top CockroachDB competitors are
  • MySQL
  • MariaDB
  • NuoDB
  • Citus Data
  • MemSQL
  • Oracle Database
  • SQL Server
  • Oracle Multitenant
Read reviews of CockroachDB competitors and alternatives
MySQL Logo
Oracle
SeniorProdEng927
Consultant
Senior Production Support Engineer at a tech company with 501-1,000 employees
Jul 13 2017

What is most valuable?

MySQL is very flexible, has excellent performance, and it's simple to use.

How has it helped my organization?

Once we needed to use a database to distribute a product for my company and we chose MySQL, it was easy to use and it... more»

What needs improvement?

Maybe the way to build clusters needs to be improved. They could also improve the installation process.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

MySQL is one of the best database options. The Community version is great.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We did upgrade the version with improvements to the product.

What other advice do I have?

Using MySQL could be an excellent option for you.
SQL Server Logo
Microsoft
Birsen Tunç Yazar
Real User
Business Intelligence and Decision Support Team Leader at a university with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jul 16 2017

What is most valuable?

It’s easy to develop and learn for newbies, and community MVP’s are so powerful and qualified, so info is easily accessible. Also, SQL Server is... more»

How has it helped my organization?

SQL Server is our main RDBMS for SIS, which are hosted on our SQL Server.

What needs improvement?

Version management, editor capabilities, CDC (change date capture), and some advanced analytic functions should be added; continuous integration... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

No. We’ve been using SQL Server for 17 years.

What other advice do I have?

Database modeling and indexing best practices are so important. Do not defer to implement these practices. Before installation, planning... more»
seniorar2d3f
Consultant
Senior Solutions Architect at a software R&D company with 10,001+ employees
Nov 03 2016

What is most valuable?

Especially with Oracle, you have the high availability features. That specifically is very interesting to customers. When it comes to DR, I don't use high availability. Nonetheless, according to different strategies, it also provides features... more»

What needs improvement?

I provide disaster recovery services; they should look at how to recover production systems during disaster recovery. They are not focusing on that. They don't do that. I’m in this industry doing recoveries. I don’t see an feature to easily... more»

What other advice do I have?

I think when it comes to the product, the mindset is switching. Oracle is like a legacy RDBMS. People are switching to open systems. We have all of the new SQL databases, with no license costs. Especially if you also look at cloud solutions,... more»

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