The Ultimate Guide to MySQL

mysql logoMySQL is an open source relational database management system that can be downloaded and installed for free, or purchased with a commercial license. MySQL is owned by Sun Microsystems, which is a subsidiary of Oracle Corporation.

Thanks to its free and open source nature, this system has become popular with developers, who can use it to power web sites and desktop applications. The LAMP software bundle, commonly used to create web sites, includes MySQL, along with Linux, Apache and PHP. MySQL is used by a number of high profile web sites like Facebook, Wikipedia and Flickr.

In this guide you will find articles that cover the installation and use of MySQL, either on its own, or as part of a LAMP installation. You will also learn how to create databases in MySQL, and see some of the front end utilities that can be used to manage an installation.

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