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MySQL review by <span>Kevin F.</span>
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MySQL is a great general purpose and entry level data management system

What do you like best?

MySQL is easy to use and supported on virtually every platform. It supports a wide variety of use cases out of the box, and generally "just works." Community support is prolific, which is really helpful when troubleshooting or architecting solutions.

What do you dislike?

Performance tuning can be difficult to manage and diagnose. For large and complex applications, MySQL will likely not be the only data system in use due to its scalability or complex query performance. Data storage on disk isn't as good as competitors (e.g. compression). Being a traditional data store, application integration can be more difficult than using a NoSQL-based solution.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Consider application performance requirements and scaling requirements before choosing MySQL. Do your research on other solutions before choosing MySQL. It can be tempting because it's free and open source, but be aware that there are other flavors of MySQL out there too!

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

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MySQL review by <span>Anastasia A.</span>
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mysql, what more?

What do you like best?

excellent response with more than 8TB of storage, in 3 second or less, graphic tool: phpmyadmin are easy to use, the help from Internet search, are good, you do not need specialized help, it use standardized sql, known by many people, open source license, solves all relational database problems, and in conjunction with non-relational database can be a good solution for Big Data. It offers a fast and free solution for complex database problems, with quick visualization of the results, without purchasing licenses, before embarking on large projects. The graphic tools available allow us to measure the operation of the database, before undertaking development projects. the graphic tools available, also allow to measure the operation of the database in distributed environments, solving the problems of blocking records and other problems of distributed systems. Console tools allow quick query jobs that consume less memory than equivalent graphical environments, with a easy language, for most users. The export function, offers ways to manipulate data in other tools that expand the number of users. the incorporation of functions for load balancing, facilitate tasks for high availability and make it competitive with respect to expensive database managers. the widespread use and support of the community, make security problems quickly resolved

What do you dislike?

more and better tools for graphic help: for example a graphic tool for "group by" clause.

Recommendations to others considering the product

use this product instead of expensive products and collaborate with the community

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

tda settopbox management: version, provider, capacity , etc

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MySQL review by <span>ALEXANDER J.</span>
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Excellent relational database manager

What do you like best?

Easy installation, configuration and intonation, good performance in queries, supports different operating systems, is a handler that does not use many resources so it is easy to run on any hardware, The security is quite complete which allows the protection of the information stored in the database, MySQL can handle almost any amount of data from some rows to more than fifty million rows, Another important aspect is its use of memory. MySQL prevents memory leaks that allow forinformation storage effective solutions

What do you dislike?

the non-documentation of some mysql utilities, SQL check constraints are not supported in MySQL. These are used to set a limit for values ​​within a column, Another common problem is, the size of the database. Although in theory it is scalable up to 8 TB, MySQL can not work efficiently with large database. In this context, other platforms such as Oracle and better and are efficient performer with large-scale data.

Recommendations to others considering the product

For my experience I recommend for applications that have good sql sentences and good database design to use this driver, which has a good performance and performance for the demands of the queries, Mysql can be installed with a free license, or it can also be installed if it is necessary to invest more in costs Enterprise

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Currently I am using Mysql 5.6 and the database manager has been excellent to store our dining room system, it is agile with good performance and portable.

MySQL review by <span>Jake G.</span>
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Review of MySQL

What do you like best?

The reason why I like MySQL a lot is because of it's user friendly platform. It is also very cost effective. MySQL is organized very well and I think that it's a great program for all people to use.

What do you dislike?

I don't think there is something that I dislike about MySQL. Everything that I've heard from it is great and is very likeable.

Recommendations to others considering the product

I recommend others to use MySQL as it is very easy to use and many people are now switching over to it. The reason why I recommend this product is because many more people are switching over to it and it's fairly easy to use. New businesses or other new organizations would be ideal for this as it will be easy to transfer over from what they had before MySQL.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Business problems that I am solving and benefits that I have realized is that many people are able to understand it easier. A business problem is switching everybody over to MySQL because it is a big thing to do to switch everybody and the whole thing to this as we are not very new.

MySQL review by <span>Monique P.</span>
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Great for putting things in alphabetical or numerical order.

What do you like best?

I like that it is so easy to open scripts and run them in MySQL. it does a great job of putting content in order on websites. one click and you're done!

What do you dislike?

You must have computer programming knowledge to write scripts. This software is only easy to run the scripts if someone else has wrirtten them if you don't have that knowledge.

Recommendations to others considering the product

I would recommend learning scripts and computer programming if you want to use this program entirely by yourself to make websites. You will need to hire a computer programmer for your needs if you do not know this stuff. Otherwise it is fairly simple and shows errors that happen so you can fix them.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I use MySQL when updating my employer's website. He is a nature photographer and MySQL allows you to put photos on a site in alphabetical or numerical order with minimal effort running scripts. It has made updating a website very fast and simple when I used to spend many hours.

MySQL review by <span>Manjeet K.</span>
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MySQL: Best open source DB

What do you like best?

Best thing about MySQL is, It's quite easy to install and use. By using some third party tools you can make it even more cooler. e.g. mk-query-digest & mydumper. Recently, it has gained more popularity as it's being used by loads of major corporations like Twitter, Alibaba, Amazon etc.

What do you dislike?

Most of the people things it's free, but it's quite expensive too. Which depends on for what you are planning to use it for. It could range from FREE to $15K+.

It somehow lacks in scaling, when it's forced to do too many operations at given time.

I don't know why MySQL is trying to do everything, which it should not. It's dependency on Addons sometimes makes task complex and hard to track and maintain.

Recommendations to others considering the product

MySQL is a free-to-use, open-source database. It helps us in effective management of databases by connecting them to the software. It is a stable, reliable and powerful. Quite suited for low & mid-level organization.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Personally, i have used MySQL in development of several Web & desktop based application. Additionally, i have also experimented lot using it. Being it's open source gives you lot of flexibility. It's community driven development gives us exposure to lots of third party tools which has made my work easier.

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