This extension is deprecated as of PHP 5.5.0, and is not recommended for writing new code as it will be removed in the future. Instead, either the mysqli or PDO_MySQL extension should be used. See also the MySQL API Overview for further help while choosing a MySQL API.
These functions allow you to access MySQL database servers. More information about MySQL can be found at http://www.mysql.com/.
Documentation for MySQL can be found at http://dev.mysql.com/doc/.