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Pankil Shah

PostgreSQL vs. MySQL

PostgreSQL vs. MySQL: A 360-degree Comparison [Syntax, Performance, Scalability and Features]

Pankil Shah Dec 11, 2019

In this blog, we will discuss the key differences in terms of performance, syntax, scalability, and features between PostgreSQL and Mysql. PostgreSQL and MySQL are both immensely popular open-source databases, and a variety of real-time applications today utilize both. MySQL is known to be the world’s most popular database, whereas PostgreSQL is known as the world’s most advanced RDBMS database.