What is My SQL and why it is used?

MySQL is a relational database management system based on SQL – Structured Query Language. The application is used for a wide range of purposes, including data warehousing, e-commerce, and logging applications. The most common use for mySQL however, is for the purpose of a web database.

What is difference between SQL and MySQL?

SQL is a query language, whereas MySQL is a relational database that uses SQL to query a database. You can use SQL to access, update, and manipulate the data stored in a database. ... SQL is used for writing queries for databases, MySQL facilitates data storing, modifying, and management in a tabular format.

Features of My SQL?

  • Easy to use - MySQL is easy to use. We have to get only the basic knowledge of SQL. We can build and interact with MySQL by using only a few simple SQL statements.
  • Client/ Server Architecture - MySQL follows the working of a client/server architecture. There is a database server (MySQL) and arbitrarily many clients (application programs), which communicate with the server; that is, they can query data, save changes, etc.
  • High Flexibility - MySQL supports a large number of embedded applications, which makes MySQL very flexible.
  • Memory efficiency - Its efficiency is high because it has a very low memory leakage problem.
  • Platform Independent - It can download, install, and execute on most of the available operating systems.