Compare MariaDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

MariaDB is ranked 7th in Relational Databases with 4 reviews while SAP SQL Anywhere is ranked 19th in Relational Databases with 1 review. MariaDB is rated 8.0, while SAP SQL Anywhere is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of MariaDB writes "Open-source, easy to deploy for development, and works well for most use cases". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SAP SQL Anywhere writes "A very fast and reliable solution, but the interface could be more user-friendly". MariaDB is most compared with SQL Server, PostgreSQL and CockroachDB, whereas SAP SQL Anywhere is most compared with SQL Server, MySQL and SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise.
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Pros
I would say that for most use cases it works fine.The most valuable feature of MariaDB is the replication mode.This solution is user-friendly.The solution is very stable. It was originally built under MySQL. It has a similar level of stability.

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We've found the solution very reliable overall. It's very fast.

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Cons
It's not very stable. It needs improvement.Maria DB has to improve from a management perspective.In the next release, I would like to see improvements in the scalability and redundancy features.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.

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The interface is not easy in comparison to the SQL Server. It could be more user-friendly.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
It's an open-source solution.The price of this solution represents a very good compromise between the cost and what it offers.

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SQL Anywhere cost us about $400.

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7th
Views
7,269
Comparisons
6,535
Reviews
3
Average Words per Review
325
Avg. Rating
8.0
19th
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2,561
Comparisons
2,160
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
299
Avg. Rating
7.0
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Overview
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.

SAP SQL Anywhere enables companies to develop custom mobile and IoT application and rapidly design and deploy embedded database applications. The RDBMS solutions can provide secure, reliable data management and synchronization for thousands of mobile devices, Internet of Things (IoT) systems, and remote environments. They let business users work uninterrupted, even without a network connection.

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Google, Wikipedia, Tencent, Verizon, DBS Bank, Deutsche Bank, Telefónica, Huatai SecuritiesAOK Bundesverband, Surgutneftegas Open Joint Stock Company, Molson Coors Brewing Company, City of Buenos Aires, ASR Group, Citrix, EarlySense, Usha International Limited, Automotive Resources International, Wªrth Group, Takisada-Osaka Co. Ltd., Coelba, RZD Russian Railways, National Basketball Association, TALLY WEiJL
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