MySQL is an open source relational database management system (RDBMS) based on Structured Query Language (SQL), which is used for adding, removing, and modifying information in the database. In technical interviews, especially Database developer interviews and Database Administration interviews, a high weightage is given to MySQL interview questions. Some of the standard MySQL interview questions are from topics such as commands like ADD, DROP, INSERT, and UPDATE, indexing techniques, transaction management and other MySQL datatypes. MySQL is one of the best RDBMS being used for developing various web-based software applications. It is developed, marketed and supported by MySQL AB, a Swedish company. MySQL runs on virtually all platforms, including Linux, UNIX, and Windows and platform specific MySQL interview questions are quite popular. Although it can be used in a wide range of applications, MySQL is most often associated with web-based applications and online publishing and is an important component of an open source enterprise stack called LAMP. These MySQL Interview Questions will give you a quick start to MySQL and make you comfortable with MySQL programming.