What is MySQL

MySQL is a open source Relational Database Management System. MySQL is very fast reliable and flexible Database Management System.

What is MySQL


MySQL is a open source Relational Database Management System. MySQL is very fast reliable and flexible Database Management  System. It provides a very high performance and it is multi threaded and multi user Relational Database management system.

MySQL is one of the most popular relational database Management System on the web. The MySQL Database has become the world's most popular open source  Database, because it is free and available on almost all the platforms. The MySQL can run on Unix , window, and Mac OS. MySQL is used for the internet applications as it provides good speed and is very secure. MySQL was developed to manage large volumes of data at very high speed to overcome the problems of existing solutions. MySQL can be used  for verity of applications but it is mostly used for the web applications on the internet.  

MySQL Features

  1. MySQL are very fast and much reliable for any type of application.
  2. MySQL is very Lightweight application.
  3. MySQL command line tool is very powerful and can be used to run SQL queries against database. 
  4. MySQL Supports indexing and binary objects.
  5. It is allow changes to structure of  table while server is running.
  6. MySQL has a wide user base.
  7. It is a very fast thread-based memory allocation system. 
  8. MySQL Written in C and C++ language. 

  9. MySQL code is tested with different compilers.

  10. MySQL is available as a separate program for use in a client/server network environment.

  11. The MySQL available for the most Unix operating platform.

  12. MySQL are the available for window operating system window NT, window 95 ,and window 98.
  13. MySQL available for OS/2.
  14. Programming libraries for C, Python, PHP, Java , Delphi etc. are available to connect to MySQL database.

MySQL Advantages:

Reliability and Performance 
MySQL is very reliable and high performance relational database management system. It can used to store many GB's of data into database. 

Availability of Source 
MySQL source code is available that's why now you can recompile the source code. 

Cross-Platform support
MySQL supports more then twenty different platform  including the major Linux  distribution .Mac OS X ,Unix and Microsoft windows.

Large pool of Trained and Certified Developers
MySQL is very popular and it is world most popular open source Database. So it is easy to find high quality staff around the world.

Powerful Uncomplicated software 
The MySQL has most capabilities to handle most corporate database application and used to very easy and fast

MySQL 5 Features
There are three feature of MySQL 5.0 version:-

  • Views 
    Views is a virtual table which acts as a table but it contains no data. Views are created using columns from one or more tables.
  • Stored Procedures and Functions
    MySQL 5.0 now support Stored Procedures and Functions. This allows you to embed business logic at database level.
  • Triggers
    The Triggers is another very imported feature available with MySQL 5.0. Now can add some business logic whenever data is inserted, Deleted or updated in the table.



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safder ali
May 25, 2011

i want to more then 2 table joining in MySQL.
September 29, 2011

I like the idea of the tutorials however the english representing the writer makes these pages less efficient. "MySQL is 'a' very Lightweight application." "-The- MySQL 'is' available for -the- most Unix operating platform's'." Terrible. Sorry.
Shelaza Singh
January 20, 2013
information practises

this is very goodto understanding.
John Milton
February 26, 2012
about mysql

mysql is very lightweight application means
Muhammad Bilal
April 16, 2012
Get all basic training regarding MYSQL DATABASE

I want to know all about MYSQL, what is table andtriggers send me all detail about Mysql Thanks and Regards Muhammad Bilal
June 5, 2012

where do i get this software and what is the latest version of my sql.
June 5, 2012

where do i get this software and what is the latest version of my sql.
October 14, 2013

the explanation is quite good. but the is no disadvantage of MYSQL