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

tags: database embedded-database import-from-sqlserver rdbms sql
platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Android iPhone Self-Hosted


PostgreSQL is a powerful, open source object-relational database system. It has more than 15 years of active development and a proven architecture ...

tags: database object-relational-database sql
platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD

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 ...

tags: database rdbms sql t-sql
platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD


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

tags: database database-free sql
platform: Windows Linux BSD


MongoDB (from "humongous") is a scalable, high-performance, open source NoSQL database. The database is document-oriented so it manages collections...

tags: database database-replication document-database gridfs indexed
platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Online BSD


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

tags: database developer-tools development in-memory-database in-memory-distributed-cache
platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD Self-Hosted

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...

tags: database rdbms relation-database sql t-sql
platform: Windows


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

tags: database developer-tools http javascript json
platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Android BSD


RethinkDB pushes JSON to your apps in realtime.

tags: Discontinued database distributed-database json nosql
platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD Discontinued

Apache Cassandra

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

tags: database nosql rdbms sql
platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD

Oracle Database

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

tags: business-database database rdbms sap
platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux


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

tags: acid-transactional-semantics business-database business-intelligence developer-tools json
platform: Mac OS X Linux BSD


Couchbase is the NoSQL database market share leader, with production deployments at AOL, Deutsche Post, NTT Docomo,, Turner Broadcas...

tags: database nosql
platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux


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

tags: database firebird mysql postgresql sql
platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux


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

tags: database document-database graph-database key-value nosql
platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux