MySQL Valuable Features

Gaston Nusimovich
Software Architect at a tech consulting company with 51-200 employees
We design web solutions for customers with PHP (Linux) and ASP.NET MVC (Windows). MySQL offers a simple, no frills, but effective DBMS solution with a very low hardware footprint. Since it has no licensing fees, it offers great TCO for our customers. View full review »
Muhammad Nurazhan Moin
Senior Web Manager at a university with 501-1,000 employees
* Open-source * Multi-platform * Lightweight * Simple to set up, configure and tune * Support for enterprise-grade features like clustering, master-slave replication, even Sharding (to some extent) which is an advanced feature View full review »
ctsanders
Partner at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
* Its ease of use * It's secure. * It's fast. * It has high-end processing. * It can distribute across clouds. * It has the ability to run on any operating system. View full review »
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Lucas Holt
Senior Application Programmer/Analyst, Team Lead at a university with 10,001+ employees
MySQL’s strength is in its fast connection, query and insert performance. I’ve benchmarked MySQL against several NoSQL and SQL databases and found it to be faster for getting lots of data inserted quickly. View full review »
it_user208659
QA Lead at a logistics company with 1,001-5,000 employees
The most important features would be querying, the query language where you have the data definition or data modification language, as well. In some cases, we have to create our own tables for testing purposes. In that case, having SQL Server is much easier compared to what's available. View full review »
Tomas Dalebjörk
Information Technology Technician at a tech vendor with 51-200 employees
How it uses clustering. The API's to PHP, ruby, perl, java, python, and many more high level programming languages makes it easy for us to deploy new features fast. View full review »
Zeger Knops
Head of Business Technology at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
The large user base and the amount of available plugins and modules. A lot of the software components have been trialed and tested for often more than 10 years. It is rock solid from that viewpoint. View full review »
Abhishek Ghosh
Director at RC Ghosh Group of Companies
The most valuable feature of MySQL is the informative error outputs of command line interface. View full review »
Miguel Araújo
IT Manager
* Free usage * Performance * Community View full review »
Manzeel Uprety
Co-Founder at a non-tech company with 1-10 employees
I have found the following features valuable: * NetFlow of the whole system * Information flow and scaling * Communication between multiple collaborators and stakeholders * Its user-friendly features. View full review »
Haim Tzadok
Co-Founder/CEO at Grigale LTD
This depends on my customers' use. View full review »
Yongho Gil
User at a software R&D company with 10,001+ employees
I use MySQL for various purposes. Sometimes I have used MyISAM as a storage engine rather than InnoDB. View full review »
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