MySQL is an open source Relational Database Management System(RDBMS) and it uses SQL (Structured Query Language). It is ideal for both small and large applications for accessing, adding and managing content in the database. It is noted for its quick processing, proven reliability, ease and flexible to use. MySQL is an essential part of almost every open source PHP applications.
How to find your Server’s MySQL version?
We can find the server’s MySQL version by using commands in the command-line interface.
Open SSH shell and login to the server. Use the following command to know the server’s MySQL version