MySQL is the most popular open-source cloud database in the world, and for good reason. It’s powerful, flexible, and extremely reliable. Tens of thousands of companies use MySQL to power their web-based applications and services every day.

But when it comes to data analytics, it’s a different story. MySQL is quickly bogged down by even the smallest analytical queries, putting your entire application at risk of crashing. As one FlyData customer said to us, “I have nightmares about our MySQL production database going down.”

Source: DZone