MySQL: little history

MySQL is an open source database language.  It was named after founder  Michael Widenius' daughter My.  It is widely used today.  Mid-sized companies such as Google, and Facebook and Twitter all use MySQL.  

Basically, if you are dealing with a database, you are going to be using MySQL.

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  1. What about PostgreSQL, MongoDB, cassandra, simpleDb, DynamoDb, redis.io, etc ?

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  2. What about PostgreSQL, MongoDB, cassandra, simpleDb, DynamoDb, redis.io, etc ?

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