The MySQL® database has become the world’s most popular open source database because of its consistent fast performance, high reliability and ease of use. It’s used in more than 6 million installations ranging from large corporations to specialized embedded applications on every continent in the world. (Yes, even Antarctica!).
Not only is MySQL® the world’s most popular open source database, it’s also become the database of choice for a new generation of applications built on the LAMP stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL®, PHP / Perl / Python.) MySQL® runs on more than 20 platforms including Linux, Windows, OS/X, HP-UX, AIX, Netware, giving you the kind of flexibility that puts you in control.
Whether you’re new to database technology or an experienced developer or DBA, MySQL® offers a comprehensive range of certified software, support, training and consulting to make you successful.