MySQL. MySQL, pronounced either “My S-Q-L” or “My Sequel,” is an open-source relational database management system. … MySQL can be used for a variety of applications but is most commonly found on Web servers. A website that users MySQL may include Web pages that access information from a database.
How MySQL works
MySQL is based on a client-server model. The core of MySQL is MySQL server, which handles all of the database instructions (or commands). MySQL server is available as a separate program for use in a client-server networked environment and as a library that can be embedded (or linked) into separate applications.
MySQL vs SQL
Before 2016, the main difference between MySQL and SQL was that the former could be used on multiple platforms, whereas the latter could only be used on Windows. Microsoft has since expanded SQL to support Linux, a change which went into effect in 2017. When MySQL is installed via Linux, its package management system requires custom configuration to adjust security and optimization settings.
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— 28 February 2017
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