1. MariaDB :
MariaDB is an open source relational database management system (RDBMS) that is a compatible drop-in replacement for the widely used MySQL database technology. It is developed by MariaDB Foundation and initially released on 29 October 2009. MariaDB has a significantly high number of new features, which makes it better in terms of performance and user-orientation than MySQL.
2. PostgreSQL :
PostgreSQL is a powerful, open-source Object-relational database system. It provides good performance with low maintenance efforts because of its high stability. PostgreSQL was the first DBMS that implemented multi-version concurrency control (MVCC) feature.
Difference between MariaDB and PostgreSQL :
|1.||Developed by MariaDB Corporation Ab and MariaDB Foundation on 2009.||Developed By PostgreSQL Global Development Group on 1989.|
|2.||It is a MySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities.||It is widely used open source RDBMS.|
|3.||MariaDB is written in C and C++ languages.||PostgreSQL is written in C languages.|
|4.||The primary database model for MariaDB is Relational DBMS.||Also the primary database model for PostgreSQL is Relational DBMS.|
|5.||It has two Secondary database models – Document store and Graph DBMS.||It has Document store as Secondary database models.|
|6.||Server operating systems for MariaDB are FreeBSD, Linux, Solaris and Windows.||Server operating systems for PostgreSQL are FreeBSD, HP-UX, Linux, NetBSD, OpenBSD, OS X, Solaris, Unix and Windows.|
|7.||It supports Server-side scripting.||It has user defined functions for Server-side scripts|
|8.||Supported Partitioning method are – Horizontal partitioning, sharding with Spider storage engine and Galera cluster.||In PostgreSQL, partitioning can be done by range, list and hash.|
|9.||It support two replication methods – Master-master replication and Master-slave replication.||It support only one replication methods – Master-master replication|
|10.||It supports in-memory capabilities.||It does not supports in-memory capabilities.|
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