What is it?
MySQL is an open source, cross-platform, Relational Database Management System (RDBMS). The MySQL Database Server is very fast, reliable, scalable, and easy to use.
Why do we use it?
When it comes to picking the right relational database for a project, we often decide to use MySQL because it is a high performance, scalable, highly available database product. Its rock-solid reliability and constant availability guarantee around-the-clock uptime, which is critical in the environments that we work in.
How can you benefit from using it?
MySQL is a cost-effective database solution with features designed to keep products’ costs low throughout their lifecycle. Using MySQL as your datababase gives you and your customers the assurance of using the world’s most popular open source database software now backed by Oracle, the world’s leading database company.
Our experience with MySQL
Check out the following projects where we used MySQL as the storage backend.