Top 6 MariaDB alternatives

Last updated: March 28, 2018
MariaDB
One of the most popular database servers. Made by the original developers of MySQL. Guaranteed to stay open source.
The best MariaDB alternatives:


MySQL


MySQL is the world's most popular open source database. Whether you are a fast growing web property, technology ISV or large enterprise, MySQL can cost-effectively help you deliver high performance, scalable database applications.

PostgreSQL


PostgreSQL is a powerful, open source object-relational database system. It has more than 15 years of active development and a proven architecture that has earned it a strong reputation for reliability, data integrity, and correctness. It runs on all major operating systems

MongoDB


MongoDB is an open-source document database, and the leading NoSQL database. Written in C++, MongoDB features: Document-Oriented Storage, Full Index Support, Replication & High Availability, Auto-Sharding, Querying, Fast In-Place Updates, Map/Reduce and others.

Microsoft SQL Server


SQL Server enables customers to build mission-critical applications and Big Data solutions using high-performance, in-memory technology across OLTP, data warehousing, business intelligence and analytics workloads without having to buy expensive add-ons or high-end appliances. SQL Server uses a common set of tools to deploy and manage databases both on-premises and in the cloud, which makes it easier for customers to take advantage of the cloud with existing skills.