SQL is the language of choice and a must learn for anyone that wants to start a career as a software engineer or data analyst. MySQL is based on SQL and supported by Oracle. It’s mostly employed in web applications and online publishing. While the software does not have a graphical user interface, you can employ one of the numerous frontend clients, desktop or web applications or even a command-line tool create and manage databases, build database structures and backup data.
Though you can depend on third-party applications as GUI for the software, you can use the official set of front-end tools for the software, which is the MySQL Workbench. This front-end tool enables you to manage database design and modeling, database administration and the development of the software.
The software offers support for various storage engines, including InnoDB, and also provides a pluggable storage engine. The software is employed by organizations such as Facebook. All in all, it provides a database for web hosting, data warehousing, logging applications, and e-commerce.
MySQL for Mac is licensed as freeware for Mac OS operating system. It is in database utils category and is available to all software users as a free download.