Introduction to MySQL

MySQL is a relational database management system. First version of MySQL was released in 1995.
It is developed by David Axmark and Michael Widenius.

It has got below features.

  1. Open source and cross platform
  2. Used in LAMP and WAMP
  3. Many popular applications use MySQL like WordPress, phpBB, Drupal, Joomla
  4. Supports stored procedures, triggers, functions, cursors
  5. Supports updatable views
  6. Many GUI apps are available for managing MySQL server like MySQL Workbench, phpMyAdmin, Toad
  7. We can also manage the server through command line
  8. APIs in all major programming languages are available to work with MySQL

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