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"The initial setup and deployment are simple."

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"The solution is very stable. It was originally built under MySQL. It has a similar level of stability.""This solution is user-friendly.""The most valuable feature of MariaDB is the replication mode.""I would say that for most use cases it works fine.""The performance is very good.""MariaDB can solve things better than MySQL. Maria DB has better performance than MySQL.""From the user's perspective, the performance of the columnar queries is very good in terms of the database when comparing it to the Oracle, and MySQL.""What I like best about MariaDB is that it is open-source and reliable."

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Cons
"We are looking for more features to support distributed high availability and geo-partitioning."

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"The interface should be more user-friendly. It should be able to connect directly to the database and Interact with it without having to use commands. It needs better integration.""In the next release, I would like to see improvements in the scalability and redundancy features.""Maria DB has to improve from a management perspective.""It's not very stable. It needs improvement.""It would be helpful if I could specify multiple drives for the database storage.""I would like to see more compatibility going forward. This would help if there is a need to change databases.""The scaling for database online transactions needs improvement.""Master-master replication is something that needs to be simplified."

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"The price of this solution represents a very good compromise between the cost and what it offers.""It's an open-source solution.""The licensing cost is approximately $4000.00 per year and the licensing is based on the software and the number of posts that you make.""I used the open-source version, which is available free of charge.""This is an open-source product, which can be used free of charge."

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Top Answer: The initial setup and deployment are simple.
Top Answer: We are looking for more features to support distributed high availability and geo-partitioning.
Top Answer: We are currently evaluating this product to see if it can support distributed transactions with high availability. We are comparing it with Oracle, trying to see it can achieve the same thing.
Top Answer: MariaDB can solve things better than MySQL. Maria DB has better performance than MySQL.
Top Answer: I would like to see more compatibility going forward. This would help if there is a need to change databases. E.g., if I change from MySQL 5.7 to another database, then MySQL could be the master… more »
Top Answer: When I worked for Groupon in Korea, the main production database was MariaDB. We used it for eCommerce. It was a database where we stored data.
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Overview

CockroachDB is a distributed SQL database built on a transactional and strongly-consistent key-value store. It scales horizontally; survives disk, machine, rack, and even datacenter failures with minimal latency disruption and no manual intervention; supports strongly-consistent ACID transactions; and provides a familiar SQL API for structuring, manipulating, and querying data.

CockroachDB is inspired by Google’s Spanner and F1 technologies, and it’s completely open source.

MariaDB Server is the fastest growing open source database. With its open-source innovation and enterprise-grade reliability, MariaDB Server is a modern database trusted by everyone from highly regulated industries to cutting-edge web-scale companies. MariaDB Server is available through all leading Linux distributions, and is the default database in openSUSE, Manjaro, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) / CentOS / Fedora, Arch Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise and Debian, reaching more than 60 million developers worldwide. As one of the most broadly adopted and widely deployed around the world, MariaDB Server receives contributions from companies like Alibaba, Facebook and Google — benefiting the entire community.
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Baidu, Kindred, Tierion, Heroic Labs, GorgiasGoogle, Wikipedia, Tencent, Verizon, DBS Bank, Deutsche Bank, Telefónica, Huatai Securities
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Comms Service Provider26%
Computer Software Company23%
Financial Services Firm15%
Media Company9%
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Manufacturing Company43%
Financial Services Firm14%
Educational Organization14%
Insurance Company14%
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Comms Service Provider36%
Computer Software Company21%
Financial Services Firm6%
Government5%
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Small Business29%
Midsize Enterprise29%
Large Enterprise43%
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CockroachDB is ranked 17th in Relational Databases with 2 reviews while MariaDB is ranked 7th in Relational Databases with 11 reviews. CockroachDB is rated 6.0, while MariaDB is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of CockroachDB writes "Simple to deploy and the support is good, but better features for high availability are needed". On the other hand, the top reviewer of MariaDB writes "Works very well, easy to set up, and scalable". CockroachDB is most compared with MySQL, Citus Data, SQL Server, Oracle Database and SingleStore DB, whereas MariaDB is most compared with SQL Server, PostgreSQL, Percona Server, Oracle Database and Firebird SQL. See our CockroachDB vs. MariaDB report.

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