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What is MySQL

MySQL is an open-source management system for relational databases (RDBMS). SQL is the language used to build up, question, and maintain a database from a system like this. Originally, its main use was internet applications, such as forums and guest registers, usually in combination with PHP. Nowadays, MySQL is fundamental to many internet applications, as well as stand-alone software.

The origin of the name ‘MySQL’ is unclear, but it is suspected that it was named after the daughter of co-founder Monty Widenius, who is called My.

MySQL architecture

The MySQL software package consists of, among other things, a server programme, usually called MySQLD. Within this abbreviation, the ‘D’ stands for ‘daemon’, the Unix or Linux terminology for a process running on a computer without any user’s interference.

Furthermore, the package consists of a collection of client programmes, such as MySQL and MySQLdump, which allows automatic or interactive communication with the server. MySQL is a popular database management system that is used for the structured storing of data for a great number of applications. Examples of website that use MySQL are Wikipedia, Google, and YouTube. A well-known frontend is phpMyAdmin, which is a web-based management programme, written in PHP and MySQLWorkbench, a graphical client in which a database design can be created and maintained. Changes in the design can be processed in the database automatically, which makes this programme very practical.

Populair open source database

The first internal version of MySQL appeared in 1995 and was originally developed by MySQL AB. MySQL started out as a way to make quick connections to mSQL’s tables. After some tests, however, mSQL turned out not to be fast and flexible enough. A new API was developed, which resembled mSQL and was later used to port mSQL applications to MySQL in an easy way. Over the years, MySQL has become one of the most popular SQL databases, thanks to, among other things, increasing popularity and trust in open-source platforms.

MySQL is often used in combination with Linux, Apache, and PHP or Perl. This combination of software is called LAMP. In this combination, MySQL is also used for other operating systems, such as Mac (MAMP) or Windows (WAMP).

MySQL is a common database for open-source forums and content management systems (CMS) or blog software, such as Drupal, XOOPS, Mambo or Joomla.

MySQL services and support

OptimaData offers a wide range of services for MySQL based enviroments. We are also certified partner of Galera Cluster because of our in-depth expertise of MySQL and MariaDB.

Services like QuickScan or HealthCheck, 1-day performance tuning but also training and in-depth workshops to accelerate your DBA staff. We help you to enhance your performance through a proven, structured approach. OptimaData Consultancy can realise improved performance in a short amount of time!

We offer a solid database management and maintenance program and provide you with the right consultancy or administration resources. These resources are tailored to your specific needs, so you can focus on your business. We keep an eye on the results of your (open-source) DBMS at all times and we will intervene when necessary. However, we would rather prevent problems from occurring by performing frequent HealthChecks on your environment.

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