Oracle Corporation, one of biggest software honchos of the world is the developer of MySQL. An open source software, MySQL is provisioned to various modifications and usage as per the requirements of the user. It uses the GNU General Public License which enables the user to taper to the various needs as they occur with the job and time, i.e. one may study the source code and make appropriate changes to the software. The MySQL database is a user friendly and commendably quick server which runs with ease on laptops or other compatible devices.
It has the flexibility of functioning on the client or server or embedded systems. It supports several libraries, client backend services and the other client programs. It can be installed on the client server providing swift processing. The best part of MySQL Server is that being the open ended software a new user gets access to multitude of extensions as developed by previous users or the existent beneficiaries.