Beginning Databases with MySQL by Richard Stones

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Synopsis

MySQL is the world's most popular Open Source Relational Database designed for speed, power, and precision in heavy load use. MySQL AB is the company owned and run by the MySQL founders and main developers. MySQL offers the database programmer with a range of options and capabilities rarely seen in other database servers. MySQL runs under a broad array of operating systems.

This book is a complete tutorial on MySQL features and functions and takes you through the whole process from installation and configuration of MySQL to executing commands and basic administration of the database server. We'll show you how to integrate MySQL with programming languages for the Web.

What does this book cover?

- Detailed tutorial in MySQL

- Installing from binaries and source code on UNIX and Windows

- Working with graphical tools

- Various forms of queries, subqueries, aggregate functions, and joins

- Discussion on transactions and locking

- Performance monitoring, tuning, and server control

- Connecting and executing SQL statements using C and C++

- Developing applications in PHP, Perl, and Java using MySQL

 

About Richard Stones

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Published February 1, 2002 by Wrox Press. 550 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology, Education & Reference.

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