Database management system

What is MySQL?.

MySQL is an open source relational database management system (RDBMS) based on Structured Query Language (SQL). MySQL runs on virtually all platforms, including Linux, UNIX, and Windows. Although it can be used in a wide range of applications, MySQL is most often associated with web-based applications.

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  • MySQL is designed with a focus on the Web, Cloud and Big Data.
  • MySQL is not as mature as other relational database management systems.