MySQL vs Oracle Databases
Oracle is a RDBMS (Object Relational database Management System). It is developed by Oracle Corporation. The latest version of the Oracle database is 11g which delivers high quality services such as:
• Doubles DBA productivity
• Eliminates data center redundancy and maximizes availability.
• Consolidates and clusters enterprise applications onto scalable, fast and reliable private clouds.
• Reduces the risk of change by doubling the DBS productivity.
There are different editions of the oracle database:
This edition provides scalability, reliability, and security on single or clustered servers running UNIX, Windows and Linux. Its benefits include protection from human error, server failure, planned downtime reduction and site failure. This version also provides online analytic processing, data mining and warehousing.
This edition is affordable as well as full featured database system. It is easy to manage and can be scaled up easily in case of increase in demand. Oracle Real Application Clusters are also included in this version. One can easily upgrade to Enterprise Edition as it is compatible with it.
Standard Edition One
It is also a full featured version but supports up to two sockets. Its functions are similar to the Standard Edition and it can be easily upgraded to Enterprise Edition. It gives the fastest performance even at low cost.
MySQL database system
MySQL is an open source database management system. It is highly popular because of its high reliability, ease of use and high performance. MySQL is used for many latest applications that are built on Apache, Linux, Perl/PHP etc. Many popular organizations such as Google, Alcatel Lucent, Facebook, Zappos and Adobe rely on this database management system.
MySQL can run on more than twenty platforms that include MAC OS, Windows, Linux, IBM AIX, HP-UX and provides much flexibility. A wide variety of database tools, services, training and support is provided by MySQL database system. MySQL comes in different editions:
This edition provides OLTP (Scalable Online Transaction Processing) database applications and also delivers high quality performance. Its capabilities include rollback, row level locking, full commit and crash recovery. To manage as well as improve performance of large database systems, database partitioning is also allowed by this edition.
The Enterprise Edition includes MySQL Enterprise Backup, Enterprise Monitor, Query Analyzer and MySQL WorkBench.
This edition also provides OLTP applications as well as high performance. The standard edition also includes InnoDB that makes it ACID compliant and a transaction-safe database. To deliver scalable applications and high performance, replication is also allowed by this database system.
It is the ideal database system for OEMs, VARs and ISVs that use MyISAM storage engine to develop read intensive applications. The classic edition is easy to use and requires low administration. However, this edition is only for VARs, ISVs and OEMs. One can easily upgrade to more advanced editions from the classic edition.
|Difference Between MySQL and Oracle|
|. MySQL is an open source database system whereas Oracle is a RDBMS developed by Oracle Corporation.|
|. MySQL supports more platforms as compared to Oracle database.|
|. Oracle – doubles DBA productivity, eliminates data center redundancy and maximizes availability, consolidates and clusters enterprise applications onto scalable, fast and reliable private clouds, reduces the risk of change by doubling the DBS productivity|
|. MySQL – high reliability, ease of use, high performance, provides wide variety of database tools, services, training and support|
|. Both the databases come in different editions|