Founded/Created in 1995
MySQL is an open-source relational database management system. Its name is a combination of "My", the name of co-founder Michael Widenius's daughter, and "SQL", the abbreviation for Structured Query Language.
MySQL is very well known. A majority of those surveyed, 69.5%, have heard of it.
Have you heard of MySQL?
69.5% - Yes
Most of those who have heard of it, 87%, have used it.
Have you used MySQL?
87% - Yes
It's not very well adopted, as a minority of the 47.9% who have heard of it are using it.
Are you currently using MySQL?
47.9% - Yes
There's not a consenus with this tool. Respondents were split on if they'd use MySQL when starting a new project.
If you were starting a new project, would you choose to use MySQL?
34% - Yes
35% - Maybe
31% - No