With the addition of a MySQL Database, the collection of data can be greatly improved. For example, you can store client details, order history, invoicing, product information, content relating to your website, and document lists, all saved safely and securely online.
MySQL offers very high levels of speed and performance due to its ability to be extremely scalable, flexible and efficient. It is an ideal system to build databases of information that you wish to make available online. Whether you want to do something simple like store form data in a database, or build a shopping cart solution, MySQL has the features to set up a database driven website quickly and easily.
PHP, in combination with MySql offers the fastest and most economical web solutions for developing dynamic websites.
Below is an example of ‘phpMyAdmin’, a free software tool written in PHP, which is designed to handle the administration of MySQL over the World Wide Web. phpMyAdmin supports a wide range of operations with MySQL. The most frequently used operations are managing databases, tables, fields, relations, indexes, users, permissions, etc and also still having the ability to directly execute SQL statements.