MySQL is the world's most popular open source database for cost-effectively delivering reliable, high-performance and scalable e-commerce, online transaction processing, and embedded database applications. It is an integrated, transaction safe, ACID-compliant database with full commit, rollback, crash recovery, and row-level locking capabilities. MySQL delivers the ease of use, scalability, and high performance, as well as a full suite of database drivers and visual tools to help developers and DBAs build and manage their MySQL applications.
MySQL Enterprise Edition includes the most comprehensive set of advanced features and management tools to achieve the highest levels of scalability, reliability, and uptime. MySQL Enterprise Edition reduces the risk, cost, and complexity in developing, deploying, and managing business-critical MySQL applications.