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"What I like best about MariaDB is that it is open-source and reliable.""The solution's high availability is its most valuable aspect.""I would say that for most use cases it works fine.""The most valuable feature is that it uses multiple cores, which is better than some of the other databases.""From a customer perspective, MariaDB is a good choice for cluster configuration. It's also easy to operate and cheap.""MariaDB is easy to install and is stable and scalable.""The most valuable feature of MariaDB is the replication mode.""The performance is very good."

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"MemSQL supports the MySQL protocol, and many functions are similar, so the learning curve is very short."

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"Replication could be better, and it's not so simple. It would be better if they had a replication server. It would make things a lot easier. You need to have that replication server, but not in the same server farm. Then there will be a bit of latency between both because you should have one in one city and another one in a different city. That kind of solution should be more baked into every single database today. Mirroring the database in a live environment where any record written on the production server replicates instantly across the fiber on the other server wasn't easy. Many people don't even bother with that, and they just run one server.""The license should be cheaper and closer to that offered by MySQL, Oracle and other products.""The scaling for database online transactions needs improvement.""When we have had issues with accidental computer shutdown or a power outage, our MariaDB database was corrupted.""Master-master replication is something that needs to be simplified.""With respect to clustering and the master-slave configuration, sometimes the slave goes out of synch.""Maria DB has to improve from a management perspective.""It would be good if they can maybe improve the mass import in the database. Currently, for importing a large number of data, we create a CSV file and upload all the things in the system. The system does not activate them by default. We have to do this manually. This may be due to the version we are using, but this is something we would like to see improved."

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"There should be more pipelines available because I think that if MemSQL can connect to other services, that would be great."

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"It's an open-source solution.""The price of this solution represents a very good compromise between the cost and what it offers.""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.""MariaDB is open-source and self-hosted.""This is an open-source product, which can be used free of charge.""I used the open-source version, which is available free of charge.""This is an open source solution with no licensing fees.""When it comes to MariaDB, it should have a more cost-effective license."

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"I would advise users to try the free 128GB version."

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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.

MemSQL is The No Limits Database™, powering modern applications and analytical systems with a cloud-native, massively scalable architecture for maximum ingest and query performance with the highest concurrency. MemSQL envisions a world where every business can make decisions in real time and every experience is optimized through data. Global enterprises use the MemSQL distributed database to easily ingest, process, analyze, and act on data in order to thrive in today’s insight-driven economy. MemSQL is optimized to run on any public cloud or on-premises with commodity hardware. To learn more, visit our Product page - https://msql.co/2xUDAqL. To use MemSQL, get started with a free trial - https://msql.co/2NZOAy9.

Headquartered in San Francisco, CA with offices in Seattle, WA and Portland OR, MemSQL has raised $110M from top investors including GV, Accel Partners, and Khosla Ventures, among others. MemSQL is trusted by customers including Uber, Akamai, Dell EMC, Samsung, Comcast, Kellogg, and more.

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Sample Customers
Google, Wikipedia, Tencent, Verizon, DBS Bank, Deutsche Bank, Telefónica, Huatai Securities
Uber, Akamai, Dell EMC, Samsung, Comcast, Kellogg
Top Industries
Manufacturing Company31%
Computer Software Company15%
Comms Service Provider15%
Financial Services Firm8%
Comms Service Provider35%
Computer Software Company22%
Financial Services Firm6%
Computer Software Company27%
Comms Service Provider16%
Financial Services Firm14%
Company Size
Small Business29%
Midsize Enterprise25%
Large Enterprise46%
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MariaDB is ranked 7th in Relational Databases with 17 reviews while SingleStore DB is ranked 10th in Relational Databases with 1 review. MariaDB is rated 8.2, while SingleStore DB is rated 10.0. The top reviewer of MariaDB writes "Provides great database for systems monitoring data and performance stability". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SingleStore DB writes "MySQL Big Brother with built-in data pipeline, high concurrency, and blazing fast analytical queries". MariaDB is most compared with SQL Server, PostgreSQL, Oracle Database, Firebird SQL and Amazon Aurora, whereas SingleStore DB is most compared with CockroachDB, MySQL, SQL Server, Cloudera Distribution for Hadoop and Vertica.

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