Overview of MySQL
This chapter provides an overview of MySQL. The chapter proceeds under the following captions:
19.1 Introduction to MySQL
MySQL has become the most popular open source DBMS and the fastest growing DBMS in the industry. The product is an attractive alternative to higher-cost, more complex DBMS suites. Its award-winning speed, scalability and reliability, combined with the fact that it is free, are some of the reasons for the product’s increasing popularity. The current production release series ...