Web Developer Miami Beach:
MySQL & MariaDB Database Applications
Miami Beach web developer WebFL.US offers expert PHP/MySQL or PHP/MariaDB relational database management systems support and applications development.
The Structured Query Language (SQL) is used to input, update and retrieve information stored in the tables (files), rows (records) and columns (fields) of a relational database management system (RDBMS). MySQL Community Edition is a freely downloadable version of the world's most popular open source SQL database. It is one of the four components of the L.A.M.P. ("LAMP") web applications platform which is an acronym for 'L'inux operating system, 'A'pache HTTP web server, 'M'ySQL relational database and the 'P'HP scripting language.
MySQL powers a large part of the web and millions of applications worldwide. Since its acquisition by Oracle, however, there have persistent and increasing concerns about its future as free and open source software. For that reason and perhaps others MariaDB was developed to supplant its endangered predecessor. In 2009 MySQL creator Michael "Monty" Widenius began MariaDB as a fork of MySQL supported through his company, Monty Program AB. In 2012 he and others established the not-for-profit MariaDB Foundation to support the development of the database and manage its trademark. Along with transparency, the stated goals of the MariaDB Foundation include maintaining the quality of the database with timely bug fixes and stability improvements.
The code for MariaDB is an open source and backwards-compatible binary drop-in replacement for MySQL. It provides all the functionality of MySQL - client APIs, protocols, and structs are identical - plus broader compatibility with storage engines, faster performance via DBUG, CHECKSUM and character set optimizations, and several extension modules and additional features. And compared to MySQL, MariaD promises more extensive testing and better bug cleanup.
As expert-rated database developers and relational database management system (RDBMS) installers and administrators for MySQL and MariaDB, we follow best practices for database administration, performance optimization, database security, backup and recovery including but not limited to proper input validation for PHP SQL queries to mitigate the risks associated with SQL injection.
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