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  • MySQL Community Edition icon

    MySQL Community Edition

    MySQL Community Edition is a freely downloadable version of the world's most popular open source database that is supported by an active community of open source...

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    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...

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    • Postgres now has great support for JSON datatype with indexing, making it a very good document store - plus being the best OS relational DB. danmaz742 days ago Disagree   Agree
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    SQLite

    SQLite is a software library that implements a self-contained, serverless, zero-configuration, transactional SQL database engine. SQLite is the most widely deployed SQL...

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    • SQLite is not document-oriented, schemaless db. Other SQL databases (MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc.) are not alternatives for MongoDB too. Guest • Jul 2016 Disagree   Agree
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    MariaDB

    MariaDB is a backward compatible, drop-in replacement of the MySQL® Database Server. It includes all major open source storage engines. The source code for...

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    Redis

    Redis (REmote DIctionary Server) is an open-source, networked, in-memory, key-value data store with optional durability. It is often referred to as a data structure...

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    Microsoft SQL Server

    SQL Server delivers on Microsoft’s Data Platform vision by helping your organization manage your data by enabling you to store data from structured, semi-structured, and...

    Freemium Windows

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    CouchDB

    Apache CouchDB is a distributed, fault-tolerant and schema-free document-oriented database accessible via a RESTful HTTP / JSON API. It includes incremental map /...

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    RethinkDB

    RethinkDB pushes JSON to your apps in realtime. When your app polls for data, it becomes slow, unscalable, and cumbersome to maintain. RethinkDB is the...

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    • Discontinued Commercial support was discontinued but will continue to live as open source but it's future is uncertain.
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    Apache Cassandra

    Apache Cassandra has become the leading NoSQL platform driving many of today's modern business applications by offering continuous availability, high scalability and...

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    ArangoDB

    ArangoDB database is an open-source NoSQL solution with a flexible data model for documents, graphs, and key-values. Build high performance applications using a...

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    • Document store as MongoDB, adds joins and transactions. ifcologneJul 2015 Disagree   Agree
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    CouchBase

    Couchbase is the NoSQL database market share leader, with production deployments at AOL, Deutsche Post, NTT Docomo, Salesforce.com, Turner Broadcasting Systems, Zynga...

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    Oracle Database

    Oracle Database delivers industry leading performance, scalability, security and reliability on a choice of clustered or single-servers running Windows, Linux, and UNIX....

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    H2 Database Engine

    H2 is a relational database management system written in Java. It can be embedded in Java applications or run in the client-server mode. The disk footprint (size of the...

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    CockroachDB

    Cockroach is a distributed key/value datastore which supports ACID transactional semantics and versioned values as first-class features. The primary design goal is...

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    Firebird

    Firebird is a relational database offering many ANSI SQL-92 features that runs on Linux, Windows, and a variety of Unix platforms. Firebird offers excellent concurrency...

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MongoDB Comments

Thousands of Mongo DBs have been hijacked. Get the security right. 1 Helpful

Negative Comment by JohnFastman
about MongoDB Jan 2017

Not an inherent vulnerability, but MongoDB admins should ensure they're avoiding common pitfalls by, among other things, blocking access to port 27017 or binding local IP addresses to limit access to servers. Thousands of MongoDBs have been hijacked by hackers recently:

http://arstechnica.com/security/2017/01/more-than-10000-online-databases-taken-hostage-by-ransomware-attackers/
and
https://www.mongodb.com/blog/post/how-to-avoid-a-malicious-attack-that-ransoms-your-data

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