In an earlier article, I have explained you the difference between SQL and NoSQL types of databases.
In this article, let’s see the basic difference between MySQL and MongoDB.
|1||Types of Database||MySQL is SQL type of database management system.||MongoDB is example of NoSQL database management system.|
|2||Structured vs Unstructured||MySQL uses structured query language.||MongoDB uses unstructured query language.|
|3||Schema||MySQL has a predefined schema. There must be a relation between rows and columns.||MongoDB does not have such restriction.|
|4||Join Operation Support||MySQL supports SQL JOIN statements.||MongoDB does not support any join operations.|
|5||Execution Speed||MySQL is slower than MongoDB if we compare in terms of large query handling.||MongoDB is faster for handling large query.|
|6||Relation||MySQL has master-slave replication.||MongoDB focuses on shading and auto-election.|
|7||Community Support||MySQL has the best community support due to the presence of ORACLE, other big entities.||MongoDB does not have community support as good as MySQL.|
|8||Usage||It is mainly used for OLTP (Online Transaction Processing).||It is mainly used for OLAP (Online Analytical Processing).|
|9||Alterative Examples||Oracle, PostgreSQL, SQLite are some of the alternatives to the MySQL SQL database.||Cassandra is one of the alternatives to MongoDB NoSQL database.|
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