MySQLis an open-source relational database management system (RDBMS).

MySQLis an open-source relational database management system (RDBMS). Its name is a combination of “My”, the name of co-founder Michael Widenius’s daughter, and “SQL”, the abbreviation for Structured Query Language. A relational database organizes data into one or more data tables in which data types may be related to each other; these relations help structure the data. SQL is a language programmers use to create, modify and extract data from the relational database, as well as control user access to the database. In addition to relational databases and SQL, an RDBMS like MySQL works with an operating system to implement a relational database in a computer’s storage system, manages users, allows for network access and facilitates testing database integrity and creation of backups.

MySQL is free and open-source software under the terms of the GNU General Public License, and is also available under a variety of proprietary licenses. MySQL was owned and sponsored by the Swedish company MySQL AB, which was bought by Sun Microsystems In 2010, when Oracle acquired Sun, Widenius forked the open-source MySQL project to create MariaDB.

Features of SQL

It is extremely manageable and simple to learn the language. SQL is flexible as it works with information base frameworks from Oracle, IBM, Microsoft, and so forth. Also, it is an ANSI and ISO standard language for information base creation and control.

There are other features moreover like it is quick in recovering a lot of information proficiently. It has a very much characterized structure as it utilizes since quite a while ago settled guidelines and it lets you oversee databases without knowing part of coding.

Uses of SQL

Creating a new database with SQL and inserting new data in the database,

Modifying or update previous data and retrieving data from the database,

Deleting data and creating a new table in one database or even drop the table,

Setting permissions for table, procedures and views, and creating function, views and storing procedures

Applications of SQL

SQL is used as a Data Definition Language (DDL) which means you can autonomously make a database, characterize its structure, use it and afterwards dispose of it when you are finished with it. It is additionally conveyed as a Data Control Language (DCL) which determines how you can ensure your information base against debasement and misuse.