In this short article, we will learn a little about MySQL. Its a Beginners Guide and we will answer frequently asked questions.
What does MySQL stands for ?
SQL stands for Structured Query Language.
What is MySQL used for ?
MySQL is a language used for manipulating, storing and retrieving data in databases. This website Mrvirk.com you are currently reading this article uses MySQL to get all the text/data from the database to display it on the page. Is’t it amazing.
Is MySQL free to use ?
MySQL is free and open-source software under the terms of the GNU General Public License and its also available under a variety of proprietary licenses provided by its parent company Oracle.
MySQL before being bought by Oracle in 2010 was owned and sponsored by a Swedish company called MySQL AB, which was sold to by Sun Microsystems which Oracle bought and hence MySQL became part of Oracle Corporation.
Where is MySQL Used ?
MySQL is a component of several web application stacks including the most popular LAMP web application software stack, which is an acronym for Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl/PHP/Python.
How to Learn MySQL ?
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