MySQL vs Oracle: What are the differences?
Developers describe MySQL as "The world's most popular open source database". The MySQL software delivers a very fast, multi-threaded, multi-user, and robust SQL (Structured Query Language) database server. MySQL Server is intended for mission-critical, heavy-load production systems as well as for embedding into mass-deployed software. On the other hand, Oracle is detailed as "An RDBMS that implements object-oriented features such as user-defined types, inheritance, and polymorphism". Oracle Database is an RDBMS. An RDBMS that implements object-oriented features such as user-defined types, inheritance, and polymorphism is called an object-relational database management system (ORDBMS). Oracle Database has extended the relational model to an object-relational model, making it possible to store complex business models in a relational database.
MySQL and Oracle can be primarily classified as "Databases" tools.
"Sql" is the top reason why over 777 developers like MySQL, while over 36 developers mention "Reliable" as the leading cause for choosing Oracle.
MySQL is an open source tool with 3.91K GitHub stars and 1.54K GitHub forks. Here's a link to MySQL's open source repository on GitHub.
Airbnb, Uber Technologies, and Netflix are some of the popular companies that use MySQL, whereas Oracle is used by Netflix, ebay, and LinkedIn. MySQL has a broader approval, being mentioned in 2965 company stacks & 2947 developers stacks; compared to Oracle, which is listed in 106 company stacks and 87 developer stacks.
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