MySQL is a multi-user SQL database management system founded by MySQL AB. Currently, Oracle owns MYSQL. It is the world’s 2nd most used & popular open-source database, i.e., free to use. A significant factor behind its popularity is its compatibility with different languages (like C, C++, JAVA, PHP, PERL, etc.), notably PHP. PHP is mostly used in web development accompanied by MySQL.
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If you know one or two things in about using a computer, you definitely might have heard about the term SQL. But maybe you don’t know what that is, and you have never bothered to understand it. Well, this is not rocket science, especially for you, but a person who is utterly green about technology it probably is. So first of all, what is the meaning of SQL? TO start with the initials SQL stand for Structured Query Language.
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What is MySQL?
MySQL is a Relational Database Management System owned by Oracle Corporation. The open source RDBMS is based on structured query language or SQL. MySQL, where “My” is named after the daughter of its co-founder Mr. Michael Widenius and the SQL on the query abbreviation, is compatible on Linux, Unix & Windows OS. Usually, its use is in the Web application/programming & other online publishing. MySQL is open-source & free to use. However, you can pay Oracle to get commercial license & access premium services. It is considered easier as compared to SQL, Oracle Database & MS SQL Server.