CockroachDB Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of CockroachDB competitors and alternatives
Real User
Technical Trainer at a non-tech company with 501-1,000 employees
Jan 09 2017

What do you think of Oracle Database?

Valuable Features Container Databases (CDBs) help reduce server sprawl and manage resources in a much better way. It's a feature that consolidates all your application data with Oracle database metadata, still keeping a strict role to manage each of them respectively. With the CDBs, it's become easy to deploy, clone and administer Oracle databases. Application Continuity simply helps application to be highly available by doing a lot fewer application code changes. • Improvements to My Organization It helped consolidate most of our database servers, and saved annual maintenance costs of up to 23% on physical servers. • Room for Improvement Oracle could provide a few extra features as part of the standard offering in their main license. • Use of Solution I have used it...
Real User
DBA de Desenvolvimento at a tech services company
Jul 23 2017

What do you think of SQL Server?

Valuable Features The way the product shows the execution plan and the facility to the developer and tests the SQL code. • Improvements to My Organization The product is used in the core systems. It has been used since the beginning. • Room for Improvement Better execution plans and better debugging. Improved dependency of use of temporary tables to reach good performance in complex SQL. • Use of Solution I've used this solution for six years. • Stability Issues Sometimes the cross-database performance isn't the best. • Scalability Issues No. • Customer Service and Technical Support An eight out of 10. • Previous Solutions I have used Oracle and I also use IBM DB2. All of them have pros and cons. • Initial Setup No. • Other Advice ...
Powerbuilder Consultant at a government with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jul 27 2017

What is most valuable?

* Relational database (Although it's not 100% compliant with Standard SQL) * Performance * Open Source * Ease of setup and use * Ease of use with PHP, Python, and Java

How has it helped my organization?

Using MySQL helps to keep the costs down. With immense material available on the web, training is easy too. This is the de facto DB for web development with PHP. If you worked with LAMP environment, this was the M in it. With open source... more»

What needs improvement?

The simplicity of the product lets people abuse it. I've seen so many people create tables and add indices in PHP code. Some of these web developers only know some things about the database.

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