Colin Charles published extensive comparison between MySQL vs. MariaDB (including Percona Server for MySQL). His goal was to evaluate, at a higher level, MySQL, MariaDB and Percona Server for MySQL side-by-side to better inform the decision making process. It is largely an unofficial response to published comments from the MariaDB Corporation.
Article then compares
- Open community
- Core engine comparison and what is shared
- General features comparison
- High availability
and more, e.g. supporting ecosystem and tools, enterprise database compatibility. Seems like there is a healthy competition in the MySQL ecosystem.[Read More]