MySQL Review

Easy to use and stable, but not very powerful and scalable

What is our primary use case?

It is the database for a web application. I am using it for personal and official purposes.

What is most valuable?

It is easy to use.

What needs improvement?

It is not as powerful as SQL Server. It can be more powerful.

It is not scalable and has certain limitations, which is not the case with SQL Server.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using this solution for a couple of years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

It is stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

It is not scalable. We have around 10 to 15 web developers who are currently using it.

How are customer service and technical support?

I have not interacted with them.

How was the initial setup?

Its installation is not very complex. It takes two hours.

What about the implementation team?

I installed it on my own. We have four or five people for deployment and maintenance.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

For the on-premise version, no license is required.

What other advice do I have?

We plan to keep using this solution. I would rate MySQL a seven out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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