2017-12-26T03:59:00Z

What do you like most about MySQL?

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What do you like most about MySQL?

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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

The solution is great for small applications in particular.

2021-07-07T09:12:10Z
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Top 5Real User

One of the best features is this solution is easy to use.

2021-06-17T12:25:51Z
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Top 5Real User

The most valuable feature is the ease of use.

2021-06-10T14:50:44Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

A good traditional database that supports JSON.

2021-05-18T19:27:12Z
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Top 5Real User

The connectivity with PHP is quite good.

2021-05-16T02:09:50Z
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Top 5Real User

My main reason for using MySQL for this small customer database company and for some kinds of scientific projects was that I had to do the installation myself. I didn't have a database administration team behind me. Therefore, I was looking for something very easy to handle. MySQL is easy to install, connect, and do all such things.

2021-04-27T13:14:18Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

The solution has been very easy to scale so far.

2021-04-07T12:58:09Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

It's a good tool, a good database platform.

2021-04-01T08:52:49Z
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Top 5Real User

It is easy to use. It is simple to implement, which makes it suitable for our projects because we have deadlines. MySQL is also open-source, which is another plus point.

2021-03-05T01:35:55Z
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Top 5Real User

It is pretty simple to use and I don't have anything really bad to say about it.

2021-02-25T00:30:24Z
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Top 10Real User

It has a community version. When I have to create a new database, I have no problems with licenses.

2021-02-21T12:32:07Z
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Top 20Real User

What I really like about MySQL is the opportunity to search for information and organize it any way I like.

2021-02-20T17:26:42Z
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Top 20Real User

We use it as a data store and from that perspective, we get everything we need.

2021-01-26T17:19:48Z
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Top 20Real User

It is very easy to install and has all basic database features.

2020-12-10T15:09:54Z
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Top 5Real User

Like other databases, it has a rich set of functions, such as stored procedures and its own procedural language, which is akin to Oracle SQL. It also has trigger and cursor commands you would expect with a good database language.

2020-11-10T16:11:00Z
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Top 5Real User

The replication feature is the most valuable. We are replicating our servers.

2020-10-30T05:50:00Z
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Top 10Real User

What I've been most pleased with is the cost point, performance, and ease of use.

2020-10-24T05:45:39Z
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Top 5Real User

The one interesting thing about this product is that it is open source. It comes from an open source product. MySQL has been positioned as open source, but it also provides support.

2020-10-20T04:19:00Z
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Top 20Real User

I like the simplistic view of MySQL to build custom queries and things like that as compared to SQL Server, which seems more cluttered.

SQL Server has a query analyzer. MySQL pretty much does the same, and performance-wise, it has less overhead for connecting to our ERP system. It seems more responsive and cleaner. With MySQL, you get what you need without any overbloating, for which Microsoft is known. That's why they have so many constant security patches for everything because there is so much stuff, which degrades performance.

2020-10-19T09:33:24Z
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Top 10MSP

The most valuable features are that it's free and the documentation is good.

2020-10-04T06:40:27Z
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Top 20Real User

I like MySQL because of its community.

2020-10-04T06:40:21Z
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Top 10LeaderboardReal User

MySQL gives us all of the critical features that we need in a database, but without the costs.

2020-09-27T04:10:15Z
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Top 20Real User

This is a lightweight product that is not demanding on the resources, which is what I think gives it the edge.

2020-09-27T04:10:11Z
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Top 20Real User

This product is a good teaching tool for students who want to learn about networked databases.

2020-08-13T08:33:00Z
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Top 10Real User

MySQL is open-source. There are a lot of open-source communities trying to come up with their own patches, and to come up with their own features, which help MySQL develop faster than traditional databases like Oracle, which is closed source.

2020-06-28T08:51:00Z
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Real User

The initial setup was pretty straightforward. I would have worked with our IT team in terms of the initial setup.

2020-03-23T06:14:00Z
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Top 5Real User

Apart from the features that are in the enterprise part, we find the database to be valuable. The connectors and the backup features are valuable as well. We use the basic database. We don't really use the extra features. Our clients like the security features in the database.

2020-03-19T13:00:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

This specific version of this MySQL has been battle tested for a long time. Any issues are known issues and we pretty much don't have any problems when they're in production. So it's very stable.

2020-03-05T08:39:00Z
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Top 20Real User

The solution is free to use, which is its most valuable aspect.

2020-02-13T07:50:55Z
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Top 5Real User

The solution is very simple. It's easy to use. That's the most important feature.

2020-02-10T07:39:01Z
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Real User

It creates a unified view of the entire architecture and performance factor, helping to manage the network more easily.

2018-10-07T16:43:00Z
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Vendor

I use MySQL for employee service in an OLTP database.

2017-12-26T03:59:00Z
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