eSchool Solutions Embeds MySQL to Deliver Teacher Absence Management Solution
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Educational institutions develop and deploy a wide range of applications that require databases. Elementary schools use assessment and instruction systems to create personalized learning paths. Universities need applications to automate the admissions process, tuition payments, and degree audits. Research institutes need to provide scientists and researchers with a wealth of online information resources to foster innovation. Numerous ISVs are addressing the needs of educational institutions with packaged software applications.
"MySQL's low administrative requirements allowed Scholastic to ship products that work out of the box and don't require school districts to hire high-cost, dedicated DBAs."
Schools and universities are under constant budgetary pressure and so must look to these applications to help them cut costs. An application's database can often be its highest cost component, especially when considering its total costs over time. Therefore, educational ISVs are turning to MySQL as a cost-effective database solution to help reduce their COGS (Cost of Goods Sold).
Using MySQL, educational software makers can create high performance, reliable applications that automate many of the academic and administrative processes. If you are developing any of these in-house or for resale, MySQL provides the following benefits: