MySQL is a stable and fast SQL relational database management system. It is free to use with an open-source GNU Public License.
First created in 1994, over time it has proven to be a stable, fast and effective solution for database management. It’s flexible, customizable and cost-effective.
It can be run on almost all operating systems, including Windows, Linux, Mac OS, and all the different versions of Unix systems.
It is secure enough to run large-volume enterprise, and even government-level applications. It’s easy to maintain, debug, and upgrade.
Because of the security and reliability of MySQL it is used in many popular applications, like WordPress or Joomla. Google, Facebook and Youtube also use MySQL as part of their technology stack.