MySQL is a database system used by many websites on the Internet. Joomla is based on PHP and MySQL.

MySQL

MySQL is a database system used by many websites on the Internet. Joomla is based on PHP and MySQL.

History

MySQL was first released in May 1995 and a Windows version was released in January 1998. The latest version (5.6.20) was released in July 2014.

Compatibility

MySQL is compatible with many major programming languages. The most common one is PHP. An ODBC interface (called MyODBC) has been made so that users of Microsoft's ASP language can use MySQL.

Resources

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