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Educational institutions need to develop and deploy a wide variety of database applications from E-learning and student assessment applications to tuition payment processing systems and IT infrastructure applications. At the same time, schools and universities are under constant budget pressure, and need to find a cost-effective solution that frees up funding for other high priority projects.
MySQL is a proven, cost-effective database widely used by educational institutions worldwide to automate many of the academic and administrative processes. It is also one of the most popular databases used in teaching curriculums and by scientists in research institutions.
MySQL provides faculty, students and administrators with the following benefits.
Scholastic is the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books and a leader in educational technology. The Scholastic Achievement Manager (SAM) is a powerful dashboard for managing reading achievement. Built to scale across large districts, it powers Scholastic's student technology applications including READ 180, Scholastic Reading Inventory (SRI), and ReadAbout.
The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) is one of the world's largest and most respected centers for scientific research. CERN delivered a MySQL Database-as-a-Service offering to the CERN employees and the scientists associated with the organization allowing researchers selecting MySQL for their project to get access to a database instance hosted by the CERN IT department, either from the start or once their application has become critical.
The College of William & Mary, founded in 1693, is the second oldest college in the United States. To enforce the College's strict security policies, William & Mary developed a role-based Network Admission Control (NAC) system that ensures that all students, faculty and guests have secure access to their respective networks and resources.
The School of Everything is a website that helps people who want to learn meet up with people who want teach. School of Everything chose to deploy MySQL and Drupal on Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2).
eSchool Solutions is a leading provider of educational management solutions specifically designed for the preK-12 education community. Using MySQL, eSchool Solutions developed the most comprehensive absence management solution to over 700 school districts across North America.
The University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE) is one of the largest universities in Germany with 31,000 students and has deployed over 600 MySQL databases.