MySQL vs. PostgreSQL
What is MySQL?
MySQL is a relational database management system (RDBMS) which is developed by Oracle. It is an open source. MySQL’s free versions are available under GNU General Public License and commercial versions are also available under the GNU General Public License. MySQL focuses on read-mostly web applications usually written in PHP.
What is PostgreSQL?
PostgreSQL is an object relational database management system (ORDBMS) and is available under PostgreSQL License. It is developed by the PostgreSQL Global Development Group. PostgreSQDL is closer to the ANSI SQL standard. PostgreSQL focuses on reliability, data-integrity and integrated developer-focused features.