MySQL Concepts

MySQL is an open source, object-relational database built with speed and reliability in mind. Its large and active developer community has created many third-party applications, tools, and libraries that expand MySQL’s functionality.

This glossary defines the core concepts behind MySQL.
Tips on how to transition to your new database upon migration.
When and how to adjust Sort Buffer Size.
Recommended practices to implement when setting up and running your MySQL clusters.
Description of DigitalOcean’s responsibilities as a managed database provider.