[From Reg Developer
Lets face it; MySQL is a fabulous database engine. Not only is it free, its small, powerful and easy to drive. It also runs happily on free operating systems and so it can be used to create incredibly cost-effective database servers.
Of course, like all database engines, it polarizes those in the computing world. Some people love it, others regards it as the spawn of the devil.
Happily, deciding into which camp you fall is easy.
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