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MySQL 5.0


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Increasingly growing market shares caused by a good reputation and of course the fact that it is completely free of charge - makes MySQL the most widely deployed open source database. For most web hosting companies MySQL is the default database that comes with their products. Even though MySQL is known for its simplicity - it is today an advanced database engine, which case compete in alot of areas against the competition from the commercial companies.

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