Here you will get to know about difference between mysql and oracle database.
Both MySQL and Oracle are popular relational database management software developed by Oracle Corporation.
MySQL: Its name is combination of words “My” and “SQL”, where “My” is name of daughter of co-founder Michael Widenius. And SQL full form is Structured Query Language. It is most popular free and Open Source database management system Developed and maintained by Oracle Corporation.
ORACLE: It commonly known as Oracle RDBMS, is a multi-model database management system produced and marketed by Oracle Corporation. Oracle database commonly used for running Data ware housing (DW), online transaction processing (OLTP) and mixing of these two (DW & OLTP)
Difference between MySQL and Oracle
|MySQL is free open source Database.||Oracle is a commercial database.|
|It is light, simple RDBMS, very well for web.||Oracle is very powerful than MySQL, allows to write any complex system like in Banking, ERP, Insurance, finance companies.|
|MySQL doesn’t support distributed databases.||Oracle supports distributed databases.|
|Mysqlhotcopy and mysqldump are backup utilities for MySQL.||Oracle has different type of backups like cloud backup, hot backup, export, import data dump. It offers most popular backup utility called Recovery Manager (RMAN)|
|Temporary tables will be displayed only to particular session. Those tables will be dropped automatically as soon as session ends.||But in oracle, tables should be dropped explicitly. Those are visible to all sessions.|
|MySQL doesn’t support any extra features.||Oracle supports several extensions and programs on its database server for instance, Active Data Guard, Audit vault, Partitioning, and Data Mining etc.|
|MySQL doesn’t have Tablespace, Role management, sanapshots and automatic storage management.||On other hand Oracle has all of these features.|
|MySQL written in C and C++||Oracle written in Assembly Language, C and C++|
|Some most popular companies which use MySQL database are: YouTube, PayPal, Google, Facebook, Twitter, GitHub, eBay, LinkedIn etc.||Some most popular companies which use Oracle databases are: CAIRN India, TVS Motor Company, Vilene, National foods Australia, ENEL etc.|
|Official website: www.mysql.com||Official website: www.oracle.com/database|