MySQL is a relational database management system (RDBMS) that runs as a server providing multi-user access to a number of databases. It is named after developer Michael Widenius' daughter, My. The SQL phrase stands for Structured Query Language
MySQL is a popular choice of database for use in web applications, and is a central component of the widely used LAMP web application software stack-LAMP is an acronym for "Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl/PHP/Python". MySQL is used in some of the most frequently visited web sites on the Internet, including Flickr, Nokia.com, YouTube , Wikipedia, Google and Facebook.
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