MySQL Alternatives and Competitors

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Consultant
SAP Consultant at a construction company with 501-1,000 employees
Jul 30 2019

What is most valuable?

This solution is very fast.

What needs improvement?

The backup solution and time machine should be more accurate, reliable, and comfortable to use. The inclusion of a well-performing Time Machine is vital. If the interface were more comfortable and easy to use then it would be excellent. Sometimes, an incorrect request is taken to production and it… more»

What other advice do I have?

We do not use the HANA features, for example, embedded scripts. This is something that we may use in the future. My advice to anybody looking to implement a relational database is to use Oracle, rather than HANA. HANA consultants are very rare and therefore costly. My testing has also shown that… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I have more than nineteen years of experience with the Oracle database, from version 7.2 through to RAC. I know the administration, as well as backup and recovery very well. There are not many differences between Oracle and HANA. As an example, for transactional purposes, it is very similar to… more»
Giancarlo Nocerino
Consultant
Consultant at a tech services company
Aug 28 2019

What is most valuable?

The scalability and availability of this solution are the most valuable features. It is a very stable product.

What needs improvement?

I don't have a general opinion about how they can improve this product. The performance could be improved.

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We previously used Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, and MySQL which is an open-source database.

What other advice do I have?

I would definitely recommend this solution to somebody considering it. I would advise that if you are looking to install it, you should have internal competence and internal skill, don't only use external support that is provided by IBM. You should have internal knowledge and competency for Db2… more»
AsiyeYigit
Reseller
CTO at Gantek
Oct 04 2019

What is most valuable?

This solution is user-friendly. It's easy, and similar to MySQL.

What needs improvement?

Some areas where this product could be improved are in the clustering technologies, redundancy, active-active deployment model, and also monitoring the backup and restore solution to the cloud. They have made some enhancements on the product but I think that scalability and redundancies are a concern for the entire team. In the next release, I would like to see improvements in the scalability and… more»

What other advice do I have?

We are resellers but we are willing to be partners with MariaDB. Before starting with the implementation and deployment you should read the guide. You should look at the suggested tips, tricks, clues, and the requirements to avoid having any problems. I would rate this solution a nine out of ten.
PatrickKuria
Real User
Enterprise Systems Engineer at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Sep 23 2019

What do you think of Oracle Multitenant?

What is our primary use case?

We are a solution provider, and we have implemented this solution for our customers. One of the use cases is in a banking institution, with an on-premises deployment.

What is most valuable?

The most valuable features are the speed and ease of use. This solution has more features, for example in security, than competing products.

What needs improvement?

The user interface for this solution can be made better. This solution is a little bit pricey. It costs a lot of money.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using this solution for approximately four months.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

This is a stable solution.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

This solution is scalable.

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