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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.""This is an open source solution with no licensing fees."

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Top Answer: MariaDB is easy to install and is stable and scalable.
Top Answer: This is an open source solution with no licensing fees.
Top Answer: It would be good to have tools for debugging procedures and functions.
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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.
Percona Server for MySQL is a free, fully compatible, enhanced, open source drop-in replacement for MySQL that provides good performance, scalability and instrumentation. With over 3,000,000 downloads, Percona Server for MySQL's self-tuning algorithms and support for extremely high-performance hardware delivers excellent performance and reliability.
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Google, Wikipedia, Tencent, Verizon, DBS Bank, Deutsche Bank, Telefónica, Huatai Securities
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Manufacturing Company30%
Comms Service Provider20%
Financial Services Firm10%
Educational Organization10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider37%
Computer Software Company21%
Financial Services Firm7%
Government6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider40%
Computer Software Company26%
Financial Services Firm11%
Manufacturing Company6%
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Small Business24%
Midsize Enterprise35%
Large Enterprise41%
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MariaDB is ranked 2nd in Open Source Databases with 14 reviews while Percona Server is ranked 8th in Open Source Databases. MariaDB is rated 8.0, while Percona Server is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of MariaDB writes "Provides great database for systems monitoring data and performance stability". On the other hand, MariaDB is most compared with SQL Server, PostgreSQL, Oracle Database, CockroachDB and Firebird SQL, whereas Percona Server is most compared with PostgreSQL, MySQL, EDB Postgres Advanced Server and Oracle MySQL Cloud Service.

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