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Looking for a freeware database solution for your small business? MySQL provides a surprisingly robust feature set without the price tag of commercial products.

Installing MySQL on Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion

Installing MySQL on Windows 8
The MySQL database server is one of the most popular open source databases in the world. Although administrators typically install MySQL on a server operating system, it’s certainly possible to install it on a desktop operating system like Windows 7. Once you do so, you’ll have the tremendous power of the flexible MySQL relational database...

Installing MySQL on Windows 7
The MySQL database server is one of the most popular open source databases in the world. Although administrators typically install MySQL on a server operating system, its certainly possible to install it on a desktop operating system like Windows 7. Once you do so, youll have the tremendous power of the flexible MySQL relational database...

Introduction to MySQL
Fed up with the world of commercial software licensing? Are you looking for a stable database platform for your organization but sweating at the hefty price tags attached to mainstream products from Microsoft and Oracle? MySQL may be for you!

MySQL 5 Overview
Database professionals around the world are heralding the release of MySQL 5, just in time for the holiday season! This major new release of the popular open-source database packs in quite a few new features that bring MySQL into the league of full-featured relational databases. In this article, we’ll explore a few of the highlights of this...

MySQL Stored Procedures
With the release of MySQL 5.0, the popular open source database platform added one of the most long-awaited features: the ability to use stored procedures. Long a staple of commercial database systems, such as Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle, stored procedures provide database developers with a powerful tool.

Installing MySQL on Mac OS X 10.7 Lion
The MySQL database server is one of the most popular open source databases in the world. Although there is not yet an official package for installing it on the latest version of the Macintosh operating system (Mac OS X 10.7, codenamed Lion), it is possible to install the database on such a system using the package designed for Mac OS X 10.6. ...

Book Review: High Performance MySQL
High Performance MySQL is a wonderful reference for database administrators migrating to the MySQL platform, particularly in enterprise deployments.

MySQL: The Complete Reference
Vikram Vaswani's book MySQL: The Complete Reference is a wonderful technical reference for this popular open-source database platform. It's comprehensive enough for seasoned MySQL users yet clear enough for the newcomer.

Building a Database-Driven Web Site Using PHP and MySQL
This 10-part series of articles by Kevin Yank offers a comprehensive tutorial enabling you to create interactive web sites with MySQL.

Dabbling in Live Databases: MySQL
MySQL, Linux and Perl. Is it really possible to build web-enabled database applications without spending a cent on software licensing? This 8-part series gets you started!

SQL Server in Amazon Web Services
If you're seeking an inexpensive way to run a SQL Server database in the cloud, you might want to consider using the free tier of Amazon Web Services. AWS offers free limited use of a SQL Server Express database server for one year and is extremely easy to get up and running.

MySQL Administration
DevShed.com offers a four-part series on MySQL administration practices including initial setup, privilege assignment and real-life examples.

MySQL Reference Manual
This site provides a mirror of the complete documentation for MySQL version 3.23.0. This is a great quick reference source for administrators and developers alike.

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