MySQL - database management system

Technologies used for database development

What is MySQL?

MySQL is a widely used implementation of a database management system based on the SQL query language. This language is powerful enough to organize a databank with access delimited by databases, tables, and even individual columns in tables. This language is supported by such a well-known DBMS as Microsoft Access. The SQL language is quite simple, and the existence for it of a huge amount of software and interfaces for programming languages (PERL and C were not left without attention) brings our world one step closer to perfection.

Notable companies using Musql

MySQL is the world's most popular open source database. With its proven performance, reliability and ease-of-use, MySQL has become the leading database choice for web-based applications, used by high profile web properties including:

Why MySQL?

Many of the world's largest and fastest-growing organizations including Facebook, Twitter,, and Verizon rely on MySQL to save time and money powering their high-volume Web sites, business-critical systems and packaged software.