MySQL Introduction to the MySQL products. Agenda. Company Overview Open Source & MySQL Momentum Why MySQL? MySQL OEM, Community & Enterprise offerings How to successfully sell MySQL Wrap-up. World’s most popular open source database Founded in 1995; operations in 30 countries
Founded in 1995; operations in 30 countries
Over 50,000 downloads/day
Part of the rapidly growing open source LAMP/SAMP/WAMP stack
Used by leading IT organizations to implement a modern scale-out architecture at 90% less cost
Bundled by 100’s of SW and HW companies
Dramatically reduces TCO of database management
Acquired by Sun Microsystems in January of 2008MySQL Introduction
MySQL version 5.0 was released last fall and is the first release with full SQL compliance and the necessary functionality to support full applications. During the next several years, this DBMS will attract much attention and contend seriously with the other DBMS engines for application platform choice.” - Gartner
70% will use OS DBMS’s by end of 2008
“Besides having the largest mindshare in the industry, MySQL is well known for reliability, ease of use, and high performance.
MySQL has broad support for transactional applications and embedded databases. Many large enterprises run MySQL to support mission-critical, custom applications.” – Forrester.
…Cost is important, but it’s not everything.
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Value to Customer
Product Support Focus Only
Server Monitoring Focus
Higher Performance Focus