This post covers the comparison of derby and MySQL databases.
MySQL is an open-source from Oracle corporation, initially released in 1995, and supports all programming languages. It is written in C and C++ languages. They are accessed by Client-side libraries using JDBC/ODBC/native API. It is best suitable for the small range to mid-range applications.
It uses in mobile and web applications of the following types
- CRM applications
- Employee management
- ERP applications
- school management
- LMS systems
MYSQL hosting supported by popular providers like AWS, Azure, and Google cloud
Derby is an open-source database from the Apache foundation, Initially released in 1997, and supports java programming language. These can be easy and quick to install and configure. This can be used as an embedded database as well as managed servers.
It is used for small applications.
It can be used in applications of the following types of data storage
- CRON job storage
- Cache storage
- Application-specific metadata
There is no hosting support from Cloud providers.
Comparison of Derby and MySQL database?
|Derby Database||MySql database|
|Opensource developed by apache foundation||Developed by Oracle|
|Suitable for the small and embedded database in your applications||suitable for web and mobile applications|
|It is written in java||It is written C++|
|It does not support floating, date, and enum types|
|Supports all OS with JVMS||It also supports all OS|
|It is RDMS||It is also RDBMS|
|Released in 1997 initially||released in 1995 initially|
|API access by JDBC and Interactive command only||JDBC,ODBC,Native API and .net|
|java language only||All programming language supports|
|No Partitioning Support||Horizontal partitioning and composite shard|
|Supports ACID transactions||Supports ACID transactions|
|Master Slave Replication||master-master and master-slave replication|
|No DBaaS support||full managed instance hosting AWS, Google cloud, and Azure|