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Introduction of MySQL
MySQL for Engineers / Technologists

MySQL is a freely available open source Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) that uses Structured Query Language (SQL). SQL is the most popular language for adding, accessing and managing content in a database. It is most noted for its quick processing, proven reliability, ease and flexibility of use.

MySQL is an open-source relational database management system. Its name is a combination of "My", the name of co-founder Michael Widenius's daughter, and "SQL", the abbreviation for Structured Query Language.

Introduction of MySQL
Where to Use?
MySQL is an open source relational database management system (RDBMS) that uses Structured Query Language (SQL), the most popular language for adding, accessing, and processing data in a database.

Where it Works Best?
MySQL is noted mainly for its speed, reliability, and flexibility. Most agree, however, that it works best when managing content and not executing transactions.




MySQL is the most popular open source database server in existence. On top of that, it is very commonly used in conjunction with ASP and PHP scripts to create dynamic and powerful server side applications.

Why some criticize on MySQL?
MySQL has been criticized in the past because it does not have all the features of other DataBase Management Systems. However, MySQL continues to improve significantly, with each major upgrade, and has great popularity because of these improvements.

Does Industrial Software use it?
MySQL getting popularity in Industrial Software as it help to lower down cost of Industrial software. Many companies are using it. e.g. Win911 - Remote Alarm Notification Software.



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