MySQL Review

Simple to use with excellent performance

What is most valuable?

MySQL is very flexible, has excellent performance, and it's simple to use.

How has it helped my organization?

Once we needed to use a database to distribute a product for my company and we chose MySQL, it was easy to use and it is very small, but powerful.

What needs improvement?

Maybe the way to build clusters needs to be improved. They could also improve the installation process.

For how long have I used the solution?

I been using MySQL for nearly seven years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

There were no stability issues.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

There were some scalability issues.

How are customer service and technical support?

I would give the technical support an eight out of 10 rating.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We did upgrade the version with improvements to the product.

How was the initial setup?

The setup was complex in the cluster installation.

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

MySQL is one of the best database options. The Community version is great.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We used Oracle and SQL Server, but their prices and licensing were so expensive.

What other advice do I have?

Using MySQL could be an excellent option for you.

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