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MySQL describes itself as "the most popular Open Source SQL database management system, is developed, distributed, and supported by MySQL AB. MySQL AB is a commercial company, founded by the MySQL developers. It is a second generation Open Source company that unites Open Source values and methodology with a successful business model."
 
MySQL describes itself as "the most popular Open Source SQL database management system, is developed, distributed, and supported by MySQL AB. MySQL AB is a commercial company, founded by the MySQL developers. It is a second generation Open Source company that unites Open Source values and methodology with a successful business model."
  
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MySQL comes with an array of [http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/storage-engines.html storage engines]. The popular ones being MyISAM and InnoDB. Since MySQL 5.5.5, InnoDB is the [http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/innodb-default-se.html default storage engine] of choice. InnoDB is more well supportable than MyISAM due to known issues with MyISAM.
 
== See also ==
 
== See also ==
  

Revision as of 04:16, 11 August 2011

MySQL is one of the supported databases that underpins a Moodle installation.

MySQL describes itself as "the most popular Open Source SQL database management system, is developed, distributed, and supported by MySQL AB. MySQL AB is a commercial company, founded by the MySQL developers. It is a second generation Open Source company that unites Open Source values and methodology with a successful business model."

MySQL comes with an array of storage engines. The popular ones being MyISAM and InnoDB. Since MySQL 5.5.5, InnoDB is the default storage engine of choice. InnoDB is more well supportable than MyISAM due to known issues with MyISAM.

See also