During the Oracle OpenWorld2010, Larry Ellison’s has announced the availability of the MySQL 5.5 Release Candidate. MySQL is the most open source Database used in the world and released under the GNU/GPL license. The RC comes with interesting improvements on Windows and Linux platform. Excellent performance on multi-CPU, crash recovery, support for ACID transitions and InnnoDB as the default storage engine.
Read more what’s new in MySQL 5.5 or download Community Server.
MySQL is a relational database management system (RDBMS) and most of web databases are based on MySQL with more than 11 million installations. The program runs as a server providing multi-user access to a number of databases. To administer MySQL databases one can use the included command-line tool (commands:
In the alternative to use command-line, a great tool to administrate the database is SQL Buddy open source MIT-style license. No installation script is necessary, just unziping the files to the server and the next step is logging in. In few steps you can make a full back-up to your site and also the function import is implemented. Supported by the most used web browser you can download SQL Buddy from here