|MYSQL is a very popular relational database software. The company claims that it has over 10 million installations worldwide. The company agreed to be aquired by Sun Microsystems in January, 2008. MySQL is named after co-founder Monty Widenius's daughter, My. |
The MySQL logo is a jumping dolphin - symbolizing the speed, power, precision and good nature of the MySQL database and community. The new logo was designed by Renne Angelvuo and his colleagues at Priority Advertising Oy in Helsinki, Finland.