For storing, querying, and editing the content of a website in a database has a relational database management system (RDBMS) is needed. Such a RDBMS is usually already pre-installed by your hosting provider.
On this page we give an overview of popular relational database management systems.
MariaDB is a relational database management system by one of the co-founders of MySQL is started. His name is Michael "Monty" Widenius and the RDBMS is named after his daughter, Maria.
MariaDB is separated from MySQL just before this system in 2010 in the hands of Oracle. The system is increasingly gaining in popularity at the expense of MySQL. So Wikipedia.org at the end of 2012 decided to move from MySQL to MariaDB. From their research, it appeared MariaDB moreover, on average, faster to work with than MySQL.
MySQL is still the most popular open source RDBMS currently.
After the acquisition by Oracle in 2010, the concerns about the open source character of this project has grown. For example, Oracle is little information more on new releases. The trend is therefore that more and more people are looking for alternatives to the use of MySQL. Of these alternatives seems to MariaDB the best paper to have the new default to be.
MySQL has the following characteristics:
Download and install one of the versions programs Relational database management system for Windows 10 (x32, 64 bit).