MySQL is an open source relational database management system (RDBMS) that uses Structured Query Language (SQL), the most popular language for adding, accessing, and processing data in a database. It is downloadable from the mySQL website and tailor it to their needs in accordance with the general public license. MySQL is noted mainly for its speed, reliability, and flexibility.
NOTE: This beta release, as any other pre-production release, should not be installed on production level systems or systems with critical data. It is good practice to back up your data before installing any new version of software.