Anonymous UserDirector of IT Maintenance Department at a financial services firm
Faustine ChisasaEngineering Supervisor- Corporate Data Solutions and Services at TZ Telecoms. Corporation
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"It gives us a solid, less expensive alternative to deploying with Oracle."
"The low cost and functionality allows us to save money on smaller database projects."
"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."
"The system is aging and not keeping up with the performance of new, enhanced database models."
"The security is not very robust and the product would be much more useful with more security options."
"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."
"Pricing is significantly lower than competing products."
"The product is either free with community support or very inexpensive with a small yearly fee for paid support."
"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."
"This is an open source solution with no licensing fees."
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EDB Postgres Advanced Server is EDB’s enhanced Postgres database designed to meet the needs of the digital enterprise. EDB Advanced Server incorporates all of PostgreSQL’s features with additional enterprise-class functionality for enhanced performance and security requirements for enterprise workloads. EDB Advanced Server features improve DBA and developer productivity. Oracle users benefit from EDB Advanced Server’s native database compatibility with Oracle, including PL/SQL, built-in packages, and many DBA tools to accelerate and simplify migrations.
EDB Postgres Advanced Server is ranked 5th in Open Source Databases with 3 reviews while MariaDB is ranked 2nd in Open Source Databases with 14 reviews. EDB Postgres Advanced Server is rated 8.4, while MariaDB is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of EDB Postgres Advanced Server writes "Provides enhanced functionality but the technology is aging". On the other hand, the top reviewer of MariaDB writes "Provides great database for systems monitoring data and performance stability". EDB Postgres Advanced Server is most compared with PostgreSQL, Percona Server, MySQL and Oracle MySQL Cloud Service, whereas MariaDB is most compared with SQL Server, PostgreSQL, Oracle Database, CockroachDB and Percona Server. See our EDB Postgres Advanced Server vs. MariaDB report.
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