History of MySQL


History of MySQL :

MySQL was developed at the Swedish software company named “MySQL AB”

In the year 1994 founders of “MySQL AB” Mr. David Axmark and Mr. Michael (Monty) Widenius started the development of MySQL

MySQL has been developed using C and C++

The name MySQL is the combination of the name of Michael’s daughter “My” and Structured
Query Language abbreviation “SQL”

MySQL is initially released in the year 1995.

Sun Micro-systems acquired MySQL AB in the year 2008 for $1bn.

Oracle Corporation acquired Sun Micro-systems in the year 2010 for $7.4bn

So MySQL is now managed by Oracle Corporation.

Latest version of MySQL is 5.7 released in the year 2017

Latest preview version of MySQL is 8.0

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