MySQL forks and evolutions

  • Amazon RDS – MySQL databases in Amazon’s cloud.
  • Drizzle – evolution of MySQL 6.0.
  • Google Cloud SQL – MySQL databases in Google’s cloud.
  • MariaDB – enhanced, drop-in replacement for MySQL.
  • MySQL Cluster – MySQL implementation using NDB Cluster storage engine.
  • Percona Server – enhanced, drop-in replacement for MySQL.
  • ProxySQL – High Performance Proxy for MySQL.
  • TokuDB – TokuDB is a storage engine for MySQL and MariaDB.
  • WebScaleSQL – is a collaboration among engineers from several companies that face similar challenges in running MySQL at scale.