MySQL

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MySQL is an open-source database software system. According to its creators, it is "the world's most popular open source database", and is "used in more than 11 million installations."[1]

It is one of the two databases supported by MediaWiki (the other being PostgreSQL).[2] It is used by Wikipedia, as well as other wikis that use MediaWiki. MySQL is also reportedly used by Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

It is a relational database management system (RDBMS) which responds to SQL commands.

References

  1. http://www.mysql.com/why-mysql/
  2. http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:LocalSettings.php#Database_settings

See also

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