MySQL Introduction

MySQL is a widely used open source database software.Several paid editions are available with additional functionality for commercial use. MySQL Server works in client/server or embedded systems.Now MySQL owned by Oracle Corporation.MySQL works on Windows, Linux, Solaris, OS X, FreeBSD operating systems.

Main Features of MySQL

  • MySQL written in C and C++.
  • MySQL works in client/server or embedded systems.
  • MySQL is very fast and easy to use.
  • MySQL Support SQL GROUP BY and ORDER BY clauses.
  • MySQL Support aliases on tables and columns as required by standard SQL.
  • MySQL server can provide error messages to clients in many languages.

Who uses MySQL ?

  • Facebook,Google,Wikipedia and Youtube uses MySQL.
  • Some most famous Content Management System (CMS) like WordPress,Drupal,Joomla,Opencart and Magento.

How to Download MySQL ?

You can download MySQL from here http://www.mysql.com