MySQL is an Oracle Corporation product, which was previously a Sun Microsystems product, and a MySQL Abs product before that. It is one of the most famous open source relational database management systems, RDBMS, in the world. The code is available under the GPL license.
It is used by many companies, such as Nokia, Facebook, and Google, for its robustness and for being free for use.
For this recipe, we will use MySQL version 5.6.17 and MySQL GUI Tools.
Installation and configuration of MySQL Server and components onto the operating system is beyond the scope of this recipe. What we will learn here is how to configure MySQL with NetBeans so that the integration between database and IDE can be achieved. ...