Let us see the major packages that support MySQL −
This article lists the creators and maintainers of some of the most important API/packages/applications that is used by a lot of people along with the usage of MySQL. The major packages that support MySQL by lending their support, along with their contributions have been listed below −
Tim Bunce, Alligator Descartes: They helped with the DBD (Perl) interface.
Andreas Koenig: They helped with the Perl interface for MySQL Server.
Jochen Wiedmann: They helped in maintaining the Perl DBD::mysql module.
Eugene Chan: They helped in porting PHP for MySQL Server.
Georg Richter: They helped in the testing and bug hunting for MySQL 4.1. They also helped with the new PHP 5.0 mysqli extension (API) for use with MySQL 4.1 and up.
Giovanni Maruzzelli: They helped in the porting of iODBC (Unix ODBC).
Xavier Leroy: They are the author of LinuxThreads (used by the MySQL Server on Linux).