MySQL

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MySQL
Developer(s) MySQL AB, a subsidiary of Sun Microsystems since February 2008 which is also a subsidiary of Oracle Corporation since January 2010
Initial release 23 May 1995
Stable release 5.5.25 (Community Server) / 30 May 2012
Written in C, C++
Operating system Cross-platform
Available in English
Type Relational database management system
License GNU General Public License or proprietary EULA
Website www.mysql.com

MySQL is a database system used by many websites on the Internet.

History[change | change source]

MySQL was first released in May 1995 and a Windows version was released in January 1998. The latest version (5.6.11) was released in April 2013.

Compatibility[change | change source]

MySQL is compatible with many major programming languages. The most common one is PHP. An ODBC interface (called MyODBC) has been made so that users of Microsoft's ASP language can use MySQL.

Major Users[change | change source]

Some of the largest MySQL users on the internet include:

Many PHP scripts also use MySQL. These include:

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Apple's Xserve uses MySQL

Other pages[change | change source]

Management Tools[change | change source]